Re: A Complete Education

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And he thought that Michael Jackson was a member of Black Sabbath? Perhaps he learned that from someone so ignorant of music that he would spell "chord" without an h.


Posted by: Cyrus | Link to this comment | 01-30-14 4:59 PM
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You'll understand when you have children.


Posted by: ogged | Link to this comment | 01-30-14 5:00 PM
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1: Ogged just meant that Tony Iommi I was really waling on this guitar.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 01-30-14 5:09 PM
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"He's sitting next to me right now."


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 01-30-14 5:43 PM
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"Redrum"


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 01-30-14 6:07 PM
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Oh, is this the kid quote thread?

Hawaii attended two dance classes. The first was a mad mess of 13 three year olds. Afterwards the teacher advised us to try one of the classes with 4-6 year olds. So we did.

Afterwards, I asked her which class she preferred - the little kids or the bigger kids. She said, "I like the little kid class better. In the big kid class, I kept getting distracted by the big kids and it was hard to do everything right. In the little kid class, I could ignore them and do everything that the teacher said to do."


Posted by: heebie-geebie | Link to this comment | 01-30-14 7:31 PM
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My 7-year old son, when he heard that Michael Jackson had died: "Isn't that a bit early to die?...Did he take a drug?"


Posted by: Just Plain Jane | Link to this comment | 01-30-14 10:11 PM
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My mother has dug up a trove of my juvenile writings and is sending me one scan a day. Today's:

Dear little, I hope you liked my present. love, HUMONGUS

Posted by: Minivet | Link to this comment | 01-30-14 10:11 PM
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My 7-year old son's friend, an orphan from Ethiopia who was adopted by a "mixed" American (Jewish and African-American) couple: "Michael Jackson? Is he that black boy who became a white lady?" No word of a lie.


Posted by: Just Plain Jane | Link to this comment | 01-30-14 10:20 PM
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I imagine everybody in Ethiopia has heard that joke by age 6, just like here.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 01-30-14 10:21 PM
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I can no longer remember anything my kids say.

It gets better.


Posted by: simulated annealing | Link to this comment | 01-30-14 10:57 PM
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My first boyfriend in college was very fond of a dance music song (if they're called songs in dance music) whose only words were "James Brown is dead."


Posted by: Mister Smearcase | Link to this comment | 01-30-14 11:01 PM
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I had to check to see if that was true now, but I doubt it was when you were in college,


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 01-30-14 11:24 PM
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Unless you're younger than I thought.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 01-30-14 11:24 PM
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8 - that's very sweet. I have one little note I particularly love, from kid B, that says "To mummy from the mysterios whale".


Posted by: asilon | Link to this comment | 01-31-14 1:33 AM
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4 wins.


Posted by: ajay | Link to this comment | 01-31-14 2:23 AM
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An earlier generation knew that "Paul is dead" by playing Revolution 9 backwards. Of course my parents wouldn't actually let me play it backwards because that would "hurt the record," even though they didn't actually like to listen to it, but hey - they grew up during the Depression and we were supposed to take care of our possessions, demonic though they were....


Posted by: bill | Link to this comment | 01-31-14 9:55 AM
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If you had it on cassette and had one of those little eyeglass screwdrivers, you could play it backward by disassembling the cassette. This is one of the many things I did as a teenager that were far more trouble than they were worth.


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 01-31-14 10:01 AM
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That would be been a great deal of work indeed.


Posted by: Moby Hick | Link to this comment | 01-31-14 10:02 AM
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12: that's a good song if, okay, of its moment.


Posted by: Sifu Tweety | Link to this comment | 01-31-14 10:05 AM
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18: To listen to Revolution #9 backwards? Aren't you way too young for that to have been of interest?


Posted by: peep | Link to this comment | 01-31-14 10:11 AM
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I was born old. What can I say? I was a weird kid.


Posted by: LizardBreath | Link to this comment | 01-31-14 10:19 AM
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I was born old.

Beth Ellen Button.


Posted by: JP Stormcrow | Link to this comment | 01-31-14 11:18 AM
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Of course my parents wouldn't actually let me play it backwards because that would "hurt the record," even though they didn't actually like to listen to it, but hey - they grew up during the Depression


Posted by: Home | Link to this comment | 02-11-14 4:59 AM
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I am inmpressed


Posted by: Henry | Link to this comment | 02-24-16 4:08 AM
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