Monday, July 6, 2009

Bam boo hoo!




“So Maddy?”
“Yes?”
“Why are you so……exotic den?”
“Exotic? Me?”
“No not you…….everyting?”
“Such as?”
“Well here…….in America……in California……you know…….even the weeds they are so exotic. Not like Dandelions and daisies but more…….exotic. Dey’re not like weeds at all. What are dey called?”
“I have no idea……I just rip them out.”
“What about dis ting den?”
“Which thing?”
“Dis……?”
“Mug or Koala bear.”
“Dat’s it. I was forgetting what it is called again. It’s all very…..wot is dat word?”
“Australian? She brought it back from Australia......her visit.”
“NO!.......exotic.”
“What’s exotic?”
“Well…..first it was hermit crabs, those skinks, dah Blue Bellied Lizards, den Praying Mantis, den now you have dah Tortoise. Wot next?”
“I have no idea.”
“And now wiv dis ting!”
“The Koala bear mug?”
“NO! Dah plant…….dah bamboo! Very exotic.”
“Hmm I suppose so.”
“Wot you get now den?”
“No idea.”
“How about dat ting?”
“Which thing?”
“Dah exotic pet.”
“Which exotic pet?”
“Er……wot is it called again…..?”
“?”
“Ah! Yes! You’re going to buy it to eat invasive Bamboo.”
“I don’t think Koala’s eat bamboo, do they?”
“NO! You want to buy a Panda!”
“I think I can say with absolute certainty that there is absolutely no possibility of us buying a Panda…….even if there were one available. Absolutely not, never, impossible.”
“I don’t know…….?”
“No. No chance. Not going to happen.”
“You used to say dat before.”
“Before what?”
“Before you got dah dog.”
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4 comments:

Sophie said...

You have such a delightful gift for capturing dialog in it's pure essence, Maddy! Your posts like this always leave me smiling. She's right you know, never say never! :-)

Chris H said...

I am sure, seeing as you managed to cojour up a dog, that you could do the same for the Panda! Come on girl... your house if full of exotic things! lol

Patois said...

Ho ho ho.

jinksy said...

There is an irresistible kind of logic to this conversation!