Random Thoughts: Reading, Easter, and Frozen

Posted on March 19, 2014 9:00 am

Starting to teach my daughter to read. Explained to her that ‘p’ and ‘h’ together make an ‘f’ sound. Didn’t believe me. Don’t blame her.

So the fate of healthcare rest on us being able to convince Millennials to buy over-priced insurance over an XBox One?

We can fund all my proposals simply by raising taxes on people named Rich.

“First Sunday after the full moon following the March equinox.” The Council of Nicaea never again got to pick the date for a holiday.

“When’s Christmas this year?”
“I dunno; let me pull out my graphing calculator.” -if other holidays were set like Easter

It makes me feel racist that all my children are white.

Watch after the credits on Frozen because there’s an extra scene where a bald man in a wheelchair offers to take Elsa to a special school.

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6 Responses to “Random Thoughts: Reading, Easter, and Frozen”

  1. Silverfiddle says:

    It makes me feel racist that all my children are white.

    But if Obama’s white, racist grandmother had children, they would look just like yours…

  2. walruskkkch says:

    “First Sunday after the full moon following the March equinox.” The Council of Nicaea never again got to pick the date for a holiday.

    I thought that was how the scheduled the NCAA Men’s basketball tournament.

  3. Burt says:

    The real challenge will be teaching the Princess how to spell using fawnix.

  4. Tater Salad says:

    “Watch after the credits on Frozen because there’s an extra scene where a bald man in a wheelchair offers to take Elsa to a special school.”

    You’re thinking of that outtake from It’s A Wonderful Life where Mr. Potter offers to give Zuzu Bailey a ride in his panel van.

  5. AT says:

    Wait until you explain how “gh” makes an “f” sometimes when it’s at the end of a word, and she starts putting “gh” the beginning of words that start with “f.”

    English, huh?

    Still better than trying to screw with those gender-based nouns that stupid spanish, french, and german use.

  6. Iowa Jim says:

    @5 – “gh” is definitely one of my favorites when explaining English to people trying to learn it. I particularly like “ough”

    rough – ruff
    through – threw
    dough – doe
    bough – bow
    trough – troff

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