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~ Thursday, May 01, 2003

Children say the funniest things part 87:

Years ago, my six year old niece let me in on a secret: Cheetahs never change their socks she told me.

Around 1987, while working in a castle gift shop, outside of which there was a wishing well, I heard a small boy and his grandmother talking:

Did you throw a penny in the wishing well?
What did you wish for?
To make a big splash.

And today, doing writing exercises with a group of twelve year olds, one girl, when asked to write a description / definition of Dairylea cheese wrote the following: 'The smell is like a moral priest praying on the side of caviar'.

She was a strange one.

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