e) quotable quotes
Quotable (or not so quotable) Quotes
Let’s start off with the children’s favourite language blunder (so far)
Where: at a busy tram stop in Krakow, Poland
Who: Rachael, who at that stage was not a Mama-to-anybody
What: I met a friend who asked what I was going to do. If I had changed one letter I’d have said I was going shopping, but in my ignorance I confidently declared I was about to “do a poo”!
“If people never did silly things, nothing intelligent would ever get done.” ~ Wittgenstein
Will there really be a morning?
Is there such a thing as day?
Could I see it from the mountains
If I were as tall as they?
Has it feet like water lilies?
Has it feathers like a bird?
Is it brought from famous countries
Of which I’ve never heard?
Oh, some scholar! Oh, some sailor!
Oh, some wise man from the skies!
Please to tell a little pilgrim
Where the place called morning lies!
~ Emily Dickinson
“It even smells humid”
~ first day in Singapore
“I always thought they were made of rubber. Not sure why really.”
~Kboy12 discussing penguins!