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Old 09.11.2007, 18:39
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Is it wrong to snigger at what your child is doing?

Currently she is on the cbeebies website playing some game or other. Apparently the octopus (who is purple) is wearing a pearl necklace. Who gave her this slimy accessory? she keeps on hammering the keys and all I can hear is pearl necklace pearl necklace. Am I just mucky minded or would you snigger too? She asked me why I was laughing.
I am going to open my first cold one of the night, luckily we don't need the fridge, it is cold enough on the balcony. I need to get out more I think
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Re: Is it wrong to snigger at what your child is doing?

If I didn't know better, I'd suggest that you posted this after your third or fourth cold-one. Its a wonderful gift and I am sure the octopus accepted gracefully.

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Currently she is on the cbeebies website playing some game or other. Apparently the octopus (who is purple) is wearing a pearl necklace. Who gave her this slimy accessory? she keeps on hammering the keys and all I can hear is pearl necklace pearl necklace. Am I just mucky minded or would you snigger too? She asked me why I was laughing.
I am going to open my first cold one of the night, luckily we don't need the fridge, it is cold enough on the balcony. I need to get out more I think
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Old 09.11.2007, 18:47
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Re: Is it wrong to snigger at what your child is doing?

Not only would I snigger, but if I was designing games for cbeebies I'd make certain that there were plenty such references included to help fuel small childrens AQP (Awkward Question Potential)
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Re: Is it wrong to snigger at what your child is doing?

I think this deserves another reference:

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Old 09.11.2007, 18:58
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Re: Is it wrong to snigger at what your child is doing?

Hi there,

can't comment on whether to snigger or not, 'fraid I don't understand the conotations (thicky me) in this instance, but I have had similar instances over here with my kids.

One example that comes to mind is when they were showing 'Relic Hunter' on T.V here some time ago.

My girls always watched it religiously,so when it was showing and one wasn't there, the other would always call out loudly, Relic Hunter is on!!!! which seems reasonable I guess, until you add the factor that my girls mainly speak Swiss and have pronounced accents when speaking English.

So the first time I heard one calling this out, I nearly went bonkers at them, not knowing what the programme was,,, you see, when they say it, it comes out as "Rally C***er".

I was so glad when they stopped showing it, it just grated every time.

I 'spose I shouldn't ask the significance of pearl necklace ? Better to Google it I guess

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Re: Is it wrong to snigger at what your child is doing?

This thread is worthless without pics.
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Re: Is it wrong to snigger at what your child is doing?

I'd look it up before you demand one for Christmas.

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Hi there,

can't comment on whether to snigger or not, 'fraid I don't understand the conotations (thicky me) in this instance, but I have had similar instances over here with my kids.

One example that comes to mind is when they were showing 'Relic Hunter' on T.V here some time ago.

My girls always watched it religiously,so when it was showing and one wasn't there, the other would always call out loudly, Relic Hunter is on!!!! which seems reasonable I guess, until you add the factor that my girls mainly speak Swiss and have pronounced accents when speaking English.

So the first time I heard one calling this out, I nearly went bonkers at them, not knowing what the programme was,,, you see, when they say it, it comes out as "Rally C***er".

I was so glad when they stopped showing it, it just grated every time.

I 'spose I shouldn't ask the significance of pearl necklace ? Better to Google it I guess

Ros
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Old 09.11.2007, 19:04
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Re: Is it wrong to snigger at what your child is doing?

Urban dictionary is your friend.

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Old 09.11.2007, 19:13
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Re: Is it wrong to snigger at what your child is doing?

Thanks for clearing that up. The first definition is great : "the glorious culmination..."

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Old 09.11.2007, 19:19
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I think I just saw a new addition to the 'cheesy chat-up lines' thread in there.

I knew I shouldn't have asked

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Re: Is it wrong to snigger at what your child is doing?

You're lucky - type 'snigger' on birdforum.net and it comes up 's******'.
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