a lesson in parenting
My Mom was in town this weekend.
Mom: Is that word that Lucia keeps saying "dammit"?
C: What? No!
Mom: Are you sure? It sounds like she's saying "dammit".
C: No, Mom. She is NOT saying "dammit".
J: It is one of your favorite words.
C: What are you talking about?!
J: You say it all the time. You say "God dammit" ALL THE TIME.
C: (half nervously laughing) Guys, she is NOT saying "dammit".
On Monday, my Mom catches Cheech dunking her hand in the cat's water bowl.
Mom: Lucia! No, Lucia, that's dirty!
C: (running over to Cheech) Shit! Cheech! Ugh, God Dammit! That's GROSS!
Cheech: (looking up at me, laughing, as I wipe her hand off) Gah dammuht.