Sunday, January 01, 2006

Lost in translation

I am aware that the promised update is not up yet, but I must exonerate the bookworm immediately.

On Thursday, my sweet six year old told her aunt a joke she supposedly was told by her sister:

Why did the pig follow the chicken across the road?


I was furious. How could my angelic seeming Bookworm tell her little sis such a dirty joke? Where did she hear it? I could not WAIT to get her home from Grandma's house to castigate her. HOW DARE SHE right?

After much confusion and righteous indignation, I finally got the real joke out of her.

Why did the chicken follow the piggyBANK across the road?

the real answer?

He wanted CENTS