New Mama Musings

Thursday, July 19, 2007

The Henry-to-English Dictionary


Henry's been talking up a storm. Here are a few gems:

  • Home DEEM-poh: Home Depot
  • Booey, stah-bee, ras-bee: Blueberries, strawberries, raspberries
  • Ahp-so: Outpost, our natural foods co-op
  • Henny Hoe-nie: his name, Henry Holden...it's particularly funny when he mimics my inflection: HEN-ny HOE-nie!
  • Bock PAH-tee: block party
  • Doan wan to: don't want to
  • Top-pee: coffee
  • Wa-wa mo-mo: watermelon
  • Yi-yay: library
  • P'AHgo (soft "g" sound): parking garage -- or translated literally, "parking garage door"
  • Ohnee: open
  • Poptorn: popcorn
  • Bean BEE-tull: green beetle
  • Bimpler: sprinkler
  • Ace Hah-doe: Ace Hardware
  • Fuht bah: fruit bar
  • Wa-wa bah-wull: water bottle
  • Tuit: carrot
  • Suzie: scissors
  • Bain-bint: bacon
  • Boonie: building
  • Happy Tooey!: Happy Birthday (to you)

2 Comments:

  • How totally cute! What a great idea to share these and remember...
    And I cannot believe how totally grown up he looks in his photos. :)

    By Anonymous Leigh, at 1:08 AM  

  • Sooooo cute! I love toddler-talk. Makes my heart swoon.

    By Blogger Caitlin, at 10:11 AM  

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