Thursday, February 26, 2009

Funniest.Kid.Conversation.Ever.

Today was another great day out with my "Little" from the Big Brothers Big Sisters program. We had a great time together as always. On our way home we were singing along to a CD. And as she likes to do, she kept hitting repeat and playing her favorite song over and over. When she does this we joke around that there is a ghost in the car that is controlling the CD player.
Also, you'll need to know that today she was wearing a little toy tiara or crown that she made a few months ago.

Me (right after "the ghost" had hit repeat again): Hmm... funny how the ghost is only in the car when you are...

Little: Yep, funny how that happens. Maybe the ghost lives in the test!cles of my crown?

Me (busting up laughing): WHAT?!?!?!

Little: I think the ghost must live in the little white test!cles on my crown.

Me: Honey, I think you mean tentacles, not test!cles.
(while seriously wondering about crowns have tentacles, as well as test!cles)

Little: What's the difference?

Me (thinking giving this answer would possibly get me out of giving the answer): Tentacles are like the long arms of an octopus or squid.

Little: Oh. (pause) So then what are test!cles?

Me (feeling very certain this is so not my job to answer): Um, well, they are a part of a boy's pen!s.

Little: WHAT?? THEIR WHAT??? They have tentacles on their WHAT?

Me: Yeah, I think you mean tentacles. But that's still not right, let's say spokes or spires instead.

Little: Ok.

long silent pause

Little: Are you sure it isn't test!cles?

Me: Trust me, I'm sure.

Little: Ok.

7 comments:

  1. that is awesome! we frequently have conversations about male anatomy at my house. but i live with boys. i.e. the other day my 4 year old was eating skittles, which he had never done. he said, "mom, these reeses pen!s are crunchy!"

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  2. Okay, I'm absolutely dying right now. SO FUNNY.

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  3. You are right. That IS the funniest kid conversation ever. I can just imagine the shock and awe she exhibited upon finding out the true meaning of test!cles.

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  4. OM! That was just to funny, especially from a girl:) I remember once when I was babysitting two little boys ages 2 and 4. We were watching a movie (Disney) and the 4 year old turns to me and asks me if I wanted to see his pen!s and and balls. I was probably all of 17 and had probably never used the word pen!s before! I nearly died- he on the other hand was all excited to show me his bits and was devastated when I declined on the offer!!!

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  5. That is good. Makes you wonder what they are called. Could you imagine if they were called test!cles! How funny would that be!

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  6. Oh @#$ that's funny!

    Reminded me of Better Off Dead (early John Cusack film) - there is a conversation quite like this one! (with a foreign exchange student) "Oh he had his test!cles all over me!" "You mean tentacles. Big difference."

    And wow, she must be describing some very impressive jewels!!!
    Ha Ha HA!

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  7. Also realizing she is now picturing something she is never going to find on a male anatomy!

    She's scarred for life.

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