[DWJ] Happy DWJ-book-related news
rohina at shaw.ca
rohina at shaw.ca
Fri Jun 23 02:05:18 EDT 2006
Curse that French speaking teacher at the preschool! French might have
Ian W. Riddell wrote:
> My parents switched to French, which lasted until I caught on to that in
> later elementary school (the blessings of growing up in Canada).
> Acutally, I once caught someone out doing this. I was visiting a
> friend in
> Toronto whose boyfried was much older and quite pretentious. Said
> also had a friend visiting from Montreal. My friend was . . . shall we
> not quite the student he could have been - he knew no French. The
> and his friend decided to have a rather catty, snotty conversation in
> - leaving (they thought) the two of us out on purpose. This lasted
> until I
> responded, in French, to some really nasty thing they said with a witty
> retort. They stopped immediately and were quite sheepish for the next
> They didn't pull that again while I was around!
> On 6/22/06, rohina at shaw.ca <rohina at shaw.ca> wrote:
>> I can hardly wait until my daughter can read that book, then. She has
>> rampant hairdresser phobia, and refuses to get her hair cut, with the
>> result that we have a daily hairbrushing encounter.
>> We just passed a sad parental milestone yesterday. I asked my husband if
>> he wanted P-I-Z-Z-A for D-I-N-N-E-R and she said "we're having pizza for
>> dinner?" We will have to brush up our Latin, or something.
>> Melissa Proffitt wrote:
>> >My baby is reading _Fire and Hemlock_ for the first time. She came
>> >and screamed "I HATE IVY!" and has been saying how glad she is to
>> have a
>> >like me. :) She also now understands why I'm so strict about hair
>> >and the elimination of rats' nests....
>> >Melissa Proffitt
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