Out of the mouths of babes

I couldn’t find if this thread has ben started here; it was a good source of amusement on the old AO.

Background: I am replacing/enlarging our deck, and the new building code requires substantial footers, minimum of 2 feet deep and some holes are almost 3x3 to accommodate forms. Subsurface is chert, and topsoil is as thin as 3". It is taking me a while to dig. College age child says “You know, if drug dealers were to take you out into the desert and have you dig your own grave before killing you, I think you’d be OK for a while.”



my 4yo declares that she will only eat “helpy” food. So I ask her if she wants some fish. It’s “helpy” I say. She responds “No! I want only helpy food like chocolate!”

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5yo guest says the blessing at lunch:
“God is great, God is good, let us thank Him for our food. You may now eat quietly. Amen”

Learned that at school, huh? :laughing:


My kids’ school one is

“Thank you god for happy hearts, for rain and sunny weather. Thank you for the food we eat and that we’re all together.”

Although I think I like yours better

Good drink, good meat. Good God, let’s eat!

Grandma asks “Are you familiar with The Man of La Mancha?..”
Child “The donkey horror story?!?!”

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