"Funny talk"

My son and heir is often coming out with very funny things. The ones he doesn’t intend are generally more amusing:

God knows everything.
… Just like Funky Monkey

(Funky Monkey is a glove puppet, by the way).

On another occasion, the three of us are snuggling up in bed on a Saturday morning, in companionable silence. Then

Mummy, I’ve got something to ask you

Mummy turns over to look at Ben: Yes?

Actually, I’ve got something to tell you, and then something to ask you.


Mummy, the thing I’ve got to tell you is that your nose is in my eye, and the thing I want to ask is….

One of my favourite anecdotes is still him saying I love you…