My 4 year old SPD daughter, "Rio", does not talk on her own but uses common phrases and sentences that she hears on a regular basis. She is quite adept at using them at the right time; however, sometimes her phrases are not so common.
The family went to eat at a well known family restaurant (something we do not do often based on her need to move). After her food had arrived her father put some ketchup on the plate. Rio not skipping a beat shouts, "Jeepers! What is this stuff?"
I couldn't stop laughing. When we responded "Ketchup", she realized that this is the perfect phrase to use when she doesn't know what something is, which means it is repeated over and over during the day, and it still makes me chuckle every time.
I am now waiting for the "Jinkies" and "Zoinks" lines.
( In case you are wondering - "Jeepers! What is this stuff?" is a line from Scooby Doo: Pirates Ahoy, said by Daphne ).
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