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December 19, 2009

One Two Three Four Five – A Katya Tale

Filed under: Family,Humour — Porcupyn @ 9:35 pm

Katya is spending some quality time with her grandparents. Grandma is teaching her nursery rhymes that are either oh-so-20th century, or failed to cross the Atlantic, or have not yet reached Katya for some other reason.

[As narrated by Katya’s Grandma]

Grandma: “One Two Three Four Five Once I caught a fish alive!”

Katya: “Did you really catch a fish, Grandma?!”

Grandma (playing along): “Yes I did.”

Katya: “Was grandpa helping you?”

Grandma (applies boolean logic): “No.”

Katya: “Where was he when you caught the fish?”

Grandma (to use a chess term … pinned, but escapes the check): “He had gone to the temple.”

[a little later, as observed by Grandma]

Katya (in a singsong voice with action): “One Two Three Four Five Six Seven … Once I caught a Swan!”

2 Comments »

  1. Aakhir beti kiski hai!! The rhyming words for her own poem…truly her Dad’s genes inherited.

    Comment by engee — December 20, 2009 @ 6:16 am | Reply

  2. engee:

    I like your compliment, though you obviously flatter me/us. Please note that the categories this post is filed under are “Family” and “Humour,” not “Mensa” or “genes”😉

    Comment by porcupyn — December 23, 2009 @ 7:18 pm | Reply


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