The best malapropism the boys have ever used…

So there’s this Transformer named Optimus Prime.

The kids call him “Octopus Crime”.

I have never corrected them.

They probably wonder why I always laugh when they say it, though.

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4 responses to “The best malapropism the boys have ever used…

  1. That is hilarious! We are well acquainted with OP at our house; I love that you let your guys go around calling him Octopus Crime. Tee hee!

    My six-year-old had the flu recently, and when he seemed to be on the mend he told me, confidentially, “I haven’t frogged-up at all lately”. How he got ‘frogged-up’ out of ‘threw-up’, I have no idea, but I’m thinking the inside of his ears need to see a q-tip. (But I didn’t correct my son, either.)

    By the way, I love the name of your weblog. 🙂

  2. redchampagne

    That’s funny. Kids say the darnedest things, don’t they?

    I think you’re the first person who’s complemented my blog name. I asked the readers on my last blog for suggestions, got many, many good ones, and then I didn’t use any of them. That’s probably why no one comments on it. 🙂

  3. Well, I like it. 🙂 Maybe because I’ve moved a lot. The house we are currently living–which, as Murphy’s Law would dictate, is my least favorite EVER–is the one that I’ve lived in for the longest. Six years. Six! A new record!

  4. redchampagne

    Wow. Six years. That’s like my dream. Okay, actually, I’d be happy with three.

    We lived in the same apartment in Texas for two whole years. It was a nice apartment, but we just aren’t “Texas people” and it did seem a bit ironic that that was where we could’ve lived for several years in a row.

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