Saturday, 5 November 2011

Bringing up boys: The joys of joke telling...(GROAN)

In the car with Bog Boy and suddenly he turns to me and says:
Mummy can I tell you a joke?
OK then...
Knock Knock
Who's there?
Mr
Mr Boo
I don't think it goes like that. Try this: Knock Knock
Who's there?
Boo
Boo Who
Don't cry little boy...
OK! OK! I do it now Mummy...Knock Knock
Who's there
Mr
Mr Who?
Don't cry little boy!
Don't think you've quite got the hang of this have you....

11 comments:

Fiona @nlpmum said...

My two are kind of the same, just don't really get what a joke is.... the only thing that is always a joke is poo and wee which are, of course hysterical!

Von said...

Always hysterical but they get through it!It's a skill isn't it telling ajoke, so hard to do well.My Godson is now into funny stories about ferrets.

Cait O'Connor said...

This made me smile..

SmitoniusAndSonata said...

Well , he's way further on the road to the Royal Variety Show than Grandson !
We just get
Knock Knock .
Who's there?
BOOOO! bounce , shriek and tickle ...

Trish @ Mum's Gone To ... said...

He's getting there haha! It's even worse when they are older and try to compose limericks!

Tattie Weasle said...

Finona@nlpmum - yep all forms of lavatorial humour are definitley in!
Von - It is a great skill. Ferret jokes???!!!
Cait - Problem is I do smile which only encourages them!
SmitoniusAndSonata - Oh I just love that!
Trish - Noooo I ahven't had that yet even witht he eldest..I supposde they too will be slightly how can I say it not limericks!

Katie @mummydaddyme said...

Bless him- its the way you tell them!! ;)

mum in meltdown said...

LOL this had me giggling. I remember those days now when they say they have a joke my heart goes in my mouth as I never know what they are going to come out with!! :)

Nora said...

It's tough not to laugh at a joke gone wrong.

Tattie Weasle said...

Katie@mummydaddyme - it is the way they tell 'em repeatedly!
mum in meltdown - I dread it when they get to the seriusly naughty ones it's bad enough that teh eldest is doig the lavatorial ones at the moment!
Nora - it is indeedy!

Joke site said...

Joke is correct

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