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What were they thinking?

So read read our LO's a bedtime story tonight. It was one of those Little Golden Books, The Jolly Barnyard. Well it's Farmer Brown's b-day ad he's giving all his animals a special treat, and the animals want to give him something back. When it gets to the turkey this is what it says:
"Gobble!" said the turkey. "As well as I am able,
I'll decorate his thanksgiving table."

lol. This is suppose to be a childrens book! I couldn't help but laugh though.


Asked by renea20 at 10:24 PM on Jul. 2, 2010 in Just for Fun

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  • children's books can be weird. there is a rhyme in my dd nursery rhymes it's called: I love little pussy.
    it goes:

    i love little pussy, her coat is so warm,
    and if i don't hurt her, she'll do me no harm.
    i'll sit by the fire and give her some food,
    and pussy will love me, because i am good.

    it's about a cat...OMG!

    Answer by nickellmomof2 at 10:29 PM on Jul. 2, 2010

  • LOL that is so funny! I think they try to think of parents when they write them as well as children because the more amused you get about stupid stuff like that then your more willing to read it to your kids!

    Answer by mkrhodes84 at 10:31 PM on Jul. 2, 2010

  • I LOVE
    Monster at the end of this book

    it's a seasame street book with grover..

    but I always loved that book and now my DD loves it too.

    Answer by xxhazeldovexx at 10:40 PM on Jul. 2, 2010

  • You know when we were kids that we didn't think anything about the words in those stories though...


    Answer by CoCoMom89 at 11:08 PM on Jul. 2, 2010

  • most children stories and nursery rhymes are morbid or just plain sick. i caught hell with my kids' speech therapist cause my kids dont know a lot of nursery rhymes or some of those old stories cause i refuse to read it to them. i taught a few nursery rhymes that i thought was appropriate and change the words on the ones i thought were sick.

    Answer by gothmama91 at 11:13 PM on Jul. 2, 2010

  • LOL! When we read it, my husband always makes me read that page!

    Answer by SWasson at 10:28 PM on Jul. 2, 2010

  • opps, ha, wrong question..

    lol that is cute.

    Answer by xxhazeldovexx at 10:41 PM on Jul. 2, 2010

  • Oh my goodness! I wouldn't care for that.

    Answer by Bmat at 10:52 PM on Jul. 2, 2010

  • I change a lot of the words. My kids aren't reading yet.

    Answer by txdaniella at 10:54 PM on Jul. 2, 2010

  • Most of the nursery rhymes crack me up. How bout Rock a Bye Baby? Why is the bough breaking & the cradle falling? Talk about some trauma! We have a couple of songs she really likes that I've changed for her like 6 Little Ducks. The fact there were "fat ones, skinny ones, fair ones too" bothered me so its "6 little kids that I once knew, black ones, white ones, brown ones too...

    Answer by Nyx7 at 12:02 AM on Jul. 3, 2010