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Morals and mothers

Click on the words in bold to guess the correct meaning:

As a kid, our lives revolve around our parents↪️↩️. They know what do the cries of the infants mean. Toddlers and kids under five are often facing speech problems like lisp and so did i😂. My lisp was intermittently but because I used to talk too much it was apparent😏. I was always exuberant to learn new vocabulary😯. When I was in first grade, my teacher taught me that “shin” was another word for leg🤔.

I used to go play with some kids from the neighborhood every day, when I fell down and hit it on the ground I yelled out “OW, MY SHIN” although my mom heard “OW, MY SHIT.”

And you know how moms are constantly teaching kids what is right and what is not.💁

She started yelling🗣️ about how that was a bad word and we didn’t say that word, and she was going to wash my mouth out with soap🚿. I was a crying😫, bawling😥 mess of a child, to the point I was doing that weird cry, stutter, hiccup noise. She paused in berating me and said: “Who taught you that word?!” Of course, I told the truth sobbing , stuttering , “M-m-my teacher t-t-t-taught me that word this morning!” and she started shouting ranting about how she was going to call the school🏢 and get that teacher out of the school😓😓.

I tried to explain, “T-te-teacher said that shin meant leg I’m SO SORRY ILL N-N-NE-ne-never say it again.” My mom went wordless and realized her mistake. “…What did you just say?”🙄

 What was the first instinct was when you knew you did something wrong? cry harder? Of course, I started crying harder and I said: “NO it’s just a test you’re going to wash my mouth out with soap again.”

When I finally pacified  enough to say it again, my mom apologized and to this day I always say “shin” loudly just to see her face blush.😂😂😂


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