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#1 erindiv

Posted 30 January 2013 - 05:35 PM

What is a funny word your child can't pronounce properly?

I was just rolling around on the floor in stitches listening to DD trying to say "seashells".

See-sells. She-shells. Seize-ells. She-she-shees. She-sells.

I told her to say "She sells seashells by the seashore" and she rapidly fired back "Shells see see beach and the seaside!"  unsure.gif laughing2.gif



Tell us your funny mispronunciations!





#2 tomson

Posted 30 January 2013 - 05:38 PM

We have hoat cangers in this house instead of coat hangers.

#3 Feral Grey Mare

Posted 30 January 2013 - 05:38 PM

DH cannot go to the deli and ask for rashers of bacon, he always asks for radishes of bacon.

#4 Ice Queen

Posted 30 January 2013 - 05:39 PM

Lellow
I am having a bathas

I go outside and ask her to name flowers just so I can hear her say Petunias and Geraniums.  biggrin.gif

#5 Floss'

Posted 30 January 2013 - 05:45 PM

Gralillas (gorillas) and kwalalas (koalas)

#6 Marley&Me

Posted 30 January 2013 - 05:47 PM

We have 'hos-ta-ble' for hospital & 'Bine-knock-u-pillars' for binoculars. Too cute to correct ph34r.gif

#7 2littledarlings

Posted 30 January 2013 - 05:47 PM

We have lello too!

Bek est- breakfast
Hos ta ble- hospital
Occasionally still cuggle

So cute original.gif

#8 erindiv

Posted 30 January 2013 - 05:51 PM

DD also pronounces 'sausage' as "sho-shij."



#9 Ianthe

Posted 30 January 2013 - 05:52 PM

My Max who is now 10 used to say

champoline for trampoline
shark teeth for sharp teeth
hoss crott buns instead of hot cross buns
callapitter instead of caterpillar

Oscar said beb ast for breakfast and refers to McDonalds as Black Donalds and Hungry Jacks as 19 Jacks

#10 laura7

Posted 30 January 2013 - 05:53 PM

Ohhh Bsgetti for spaghetti...All 3 of mine have never been able to pronounce this one until about age 7!

#11 Mmmcheese

Posted 30 January 2013 - 05:53 PM

We have mamoonah for Grandma.


#12 raven74

Posted 30 January 2013 - 05:54 PM

DD has a voice that sounds like a little chipmunk so strangers hearing her speak in general always go "....awww that is SO CUTE!"
She puts l's after s's.  Slilly for silly, slalmon for salmon. She also says please as peeeeese with an inflection in the drawn out eeee's.

Edited by raven74, 30 January 2013 - 05:54 PM.


#13 Mrs Lannister

Posted 30 January 2013 - 05:58 PM

My Dd used to say bagby instead of magpie

#14 kadoodle

Posted 30 January 2013 - 06:01 PM

DD2 calls her older brother "Wok-win"

#15 envs

Posted 30 January 2013 - 06:03 PM

DS can't pronounce his sister's name. He's 5.... She was named over 3 years ago....

#16 Guest_Sunnycat_*

Posted 30 January 2013 - 06:05 PM

My son is only 15 months old so he doesn't really say anything, however his word for cat seems to be "ahn-yea".

#17 anikal

Posted 30 January 2013 - 06:08 PM



I'm not correcting my 2 year olds' "niceblock" just yet.

Too cute!




#18 Ninja Lemur

Posted 30 January 2013 - 06:12 PM

Jumpaline (trampoline)

Flutterbies (butterflies)

Rum sums (dim sims)



#19 *CrazyCatLady*

Posted 30 January 2013 - 06:19 PM

My DD eats in the chicken instead of the kitchen, and she copies me saying "oh man!" but says "old man!"

#20 Peppery

Posted 30 January 2013 - 06:19 PM

QUOTE (Ehill @ 30/01/2013, 06:39 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Lellow


I love hearing my DD say Lellow - sounds so cute

#21 Stardusties

Posted 30 January 2013 - 06:21 PM

I'm in my 20's and still can't say Cinnamon  ph34r.gif

#22 Milly Molly Mandy

Posted 30 January 2013 - 06:23 PM

All of my kids went through the bsgetti stage.

My favourite at the moment is pecalines instead of pelicans

#23 stephanu

Posted 30 January 2013 - 06:33 PM

DS2 calls mashed potatoes "mashertatoes" and robots are "bobots". He also says "norgy!" instead of naughty.

DS1 always used to call puddles "cuddles". " Mummy, I want to splash in the cuddles!"

Eta- both my kids call spaghetti "sgedies".

Edited again to add- DS1 called all water "goong" from when he was 1. He'd point at the sea and say it, or when he was asking for water. It took us a year to figure out that he got it from the sound of pretending to drink. He says water now, although still calls baby bottles "bogoongs".

Edited by stephanu, 30 January 2013 - 06:41 PM.


#24 Miss S

Posted 30 January 2013 - 06:39 PM

My DD 3 cant say muesli bar she calls them newbis bars  rolleyes.gif

#25 Fillyjonk

Posted 30 January 2013 - 06:40 PM

Owen has gotten past most of his funny mispronunciations by now, which is a bit sad. But he still says my favourite one: ambliance (for ambulance).

Elise is slow to talk, so she doesn't have many words. However, all four legged creatures are "Buppies".

QUOTE (Stardusties @ 30/01/2013, 07:21 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
I'm in my 20's and still can't say Cinnamon  ph34r.gif

Does your mum still think it's cute?

Edited by with the goo goose, 30 January 2013 - 06:44 PM.





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