Sunday, January 23, 2011

Krapatoa, n.

The volcanic ass-explosion of a baby of such seismic proportions that the villagers run screaming in terror...

See also Mt. Ves-"eeeeew"-vius, n.


Earnest English said...

I can see it all now: "Medieval Woman wrote the Great Dictionary of the Geography of Babydom in the early years of the 2010s."

PS. "French-fried fish heads." True quote from Oscar the Grouch in Elmo in Grouchland, which you still have to look forward to.

Notorious Ph.D. said...

Back several years ago, I had a brief telephone exchange with my then-four year-old niece, whose big news was "I ate a lot of fruit, and I exploded." So there may be more of this to look forward to for some time to come.

the rebel lettriste said...

A colleague to his toddler-nephew:
"X., you just used the bathroom. Did you wash your hands?"

"It's ok. I just need to wash this finger" (holding aloft his index finger.

Wait until they both get the krapatoa AND the puke-atoa!!

This Ro(a)mantic Life said...

Truly inspired, MW. Tr-ewwwww-ly.

I'm planning it now (though there is no need at the moment): line walls near changing table with plastic shower curtains. Check, and double-check.

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