A humorous pronunciation mistake

My 3 year old recently acquired a liking for the kids’ show, Bob the Builder. He’ll often tell us in the morning: “I want to watch Bob Builder!” He always leaves out the definite article. However, the humorous bit is this: he can’t, for whatever reason, get the end “b” on Bob to come out quite right. Instead of the correct sound, he gets “mb” – thus, he says bomb instead of Bob. Which, of course, brings the full phrase to:

“I want to watch bomb builder!”

I certainly hope the FBI or Homeland Security hasn’t had a reason to bug our home; if they have, we’re going to have some explaining to do.

By |2007-08-09T13:57:11+00:00August 9th, 2007|All Entries|0 Comments

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