My son is four. Today he taught me Spanish.

"This is how English speaks Spanish," he said. "When you need a hug, you say hugga. Then you say kissa to get a kiss too." Then he walked around identifying each thing he saw in its proper Spanish term.

"Toya. Booka. Shoe-a. Lettera. Trucka."

Too much Diego and Manny and Dora, perhaps? No, he says he learned how to speak Spanish "at the preschool at Sunday school that is not a Christian school."

So now you all know. I believe a few of you may actually think you already know how to speak Spanish--you can clearly see that you were mistaken. Linguistics from a four year old.

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sexyn...
Jun. 3, 2008 at 12:42 PM Has he been studying with Erin lately? She tells me stuff like that all the time.

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_Tam_
Jun. 3, 2008 at 12:45 PM I'm super drowsy and tried to read what your son's interpretation of Spanish is.  WOW.

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ivans...
Jun. 3, 2008 at 12:46 PM He's righta.

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emubren
Jun. 3, 2008 at 12:56 PM Hee-hee.  Excellenta!

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JoyeA...
Jun. 3, 2008 at 1:04 PM While they were eating lunch, he said to his sister, "Give me that spoona!" Hehehe.

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bhwrn1
Jun. 3, 2008 at 1:34 PM LOL! That is hilarious! Spoona! Coola!

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J-M
Jun. 3, 2008 at 2:02 PM You should hear my four year old speak Spanish.  I can't even translate it to the written word.

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Miasha
Jul. 31, 2008 at 10:19 AM

It's funny because half of the children that watch Dora and Diego have not mastered English yet. You gotta luv em and give em a "e" for effort.

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