Vocabulary Words.

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Ethan:  “What’s that?”

Me: “That school bus’s brakes.”

Ethan:  “Did they push the brakes to stop?”

Me:  “Yes.”

Ethan: “Now they will push the other brake to go.”

Me:  “No, they’ll push the accelerator to go.  Can you say that? Accelerator?”

Ethan:  ” ‘Cederator?”

Me:  “Yep.”

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Ethan:  “That’s kinda hard to say.”

Me:  “Yeah, it is, isn’t it?”

Ethan:  “Yeah. Lydia couldn’t say that.”

Me:  “No, probably not.”

Ethan:  ” ‘Cause she’s too little to say that word.”

Me:  “Yeah. But you can say it, right?”

Ethan:  “Yeah. ‘Cause I’m a big boy.”

Me:  “Right.  Can you say it again?”

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Ethan:  “No.”  (sigh)  “I can’t.”