There is something soothing to the ear, listening to adults with lovely diction. But kids? They mispronounce words left and right – and it is so adorable, half the time we don’t want to correct them. In fact, we know adults who adopt the “new” words from their kids. My toddler daughter called noodles “noo-noos” and family members continue to use this word to this day, 38 years later. Check these out.
This common kitchen appliance is a long word. Not all kids can say it. How about “friderdator”. Close enough.
Chuck E. Cheese
If you have ever experienced Chuck E. Cheese, you know it is a kid’s paradise. This pizza, games, and character driven party restaurant is popular for kid’s birthday parties. But if your kid calls it “Chunky Jesus”, you might want to advise them to eat their pizza and not converse too much.
Got milk? Everything’s going along smoothly until you realize your child cannot pronounce “k” sounds, and instead is inserting “f” sounds. We’ll give you a moment.
Kids are getting introduced to computers earlier and earlier. Toddlers might not be able to say it, but most of them can say “pooter”.
Almonds are a healthy nut. Salmon is healthy, too. But almonds, as “salmons”? That’s a new one.
Kids love blueberries. They are sweet, you get to eat blue food, and can pick them up one by one with your fingers. Saying their name properly is not high priority. How about “boobies”, as in, “I want boobies with my cereal”.
Not everyone is exposed to elevators from a young age. The open and close. They are a bit scary, even mysterious. How about calling them “alligators”?
Graham crackers used to be a classic school snack. Imagine the look on the pre-school teacher’s face when your kid asks for the “damn crackers”. And BTW, we have a S’mores Cupcake recipe you gotta try.
It is a great idea to expose your children to all kinds of fresh fruits and vegetables. We like to think that if one asked for some “strawbabies”, we would know what they meant.
All kids love spaghetti and noodles, but it is spaghetti that gets butchered as a word quite often. How about “pisketti”, “busketti”, “bisketti”, “pasketti” are just a few we’ve heard.
“Hey Ma, get me some damn crackers from the “chicken’!”
And we will end with this hilarious – and accurate – version of birthday. “Burst-day!” Check out this recipe for a Birthday Cookie, for a fun alternative.
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