Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Webster's Latest Dictionary Additions

My kids speak a language of their own, and we tend to pick up on their odd words and use them like it is normal.  In case you are around my budding vocabularians (yes, that is a real word), here is your guide to the latest additions to their dictionary. 

Poe•Poe adjective 
1. a common color made by mixing blue and red
2. synonym of Purple
Example:  I can't go to school today because my favorite poepoe shirt is dirty.
Origin:  Early Haley English
Shelby in her poepoe Easter dress

Fike•Y No•Ko noun
1.  Dried booger found in the nose.
2.  Alternate pronunciation for Spiky Moco 
Example:  Due to the dry and dusty air, Haley's nose was full of fikey nokos
Origin: Early Haley English (Fikey), Spanish Nanny (Moco)
Best place to find Fikey Nokos

Rest•Er•Hunt noun
1.  A place to eat when mom is too tired to cook.
2.  Also known as deli, pub, Chick-Fil-A, drive-through and restaurant.
Example:  All this noise in the resterhunt is drowning out the screams from our kids.
Origin:  Early Shelby Statement "Since we had to hunt for a place to rest, we must be in a resterhunt."

'Tend adjective
1.  Some that is imaginary or not real.
2.  Alternate pronunciation of pretend.
Example:  The 'tend snake just made mom's heart stop.
Origin:  Early Haley Engligh

Barbie's figure is just 'tend.

Oo•Sa, Faw•Na•Na, Hawn•A nouns
1. Imaginary friends
Example:  Haley and Shelby were 'tending to give Oosa, Fawnana, and Hawna a bath.
Origin:  Pfaff English

Piñ•on•o noun
1.  A musical instrument in the percussion family, closely related to the organ, keyboard, and synthesizer.  Sounds range from the most annoying (childsized piñono) to the most astounding (grand piñono).
2.  A commonly forced lesson in early childhood that most adults regret not spending more time practicing.
Example:  All that banging on the piñono is giving me a headache!

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