Yes, you read it right. Pertoguhfer. That is what Alex wants to be when he grows up, if not a policeman or artist. I will have to find some of his "work" and post it. I love the way he pronounces words...it's been like this since he was a baby. Many of these are no longer said this way....but man was it cute when they were:
bercept = except (he still says bercept)
rayroh-roh-roh crocking = railroad crossing (at about 18 months. NO idea why or how it came out that way but there you go)
trigamo = triangle (my favorite. I was so bummed when he pronounced it correctly...)
Ry-bee = when Alex was about 12 mos., this is what he called Ryan. It went something like this:
wubie = movie as in "i wanna watch a wubie" (emphasis on WUUU)
pertoguhfer = photographer (the latest installment of Alexisms).
I remember when the kids saw Finding Nemo.
Alex: Mommy, can we watch the wubie, Fining Momo?
Ryan: It's Nemo.
Alex: dat's what I said. Momo
Ryan: No Alex, NE-mo. Say it with me: NE
Alex: MO-MO! (triumphantly. Ryan slaps his own forehead with palm of his hand. Mom tries to hide laughter).
I have failed as a mother
1 week ago