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Parents Share How Their Kids Rename Things

Photo Credit: @TessaDare

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Kids are still figuring out language, so it’s to be expected that they’ll they mangle words on the regular. But sometimes, they’ll come up with a word for something that’s actually better than the word itself. Like when author Tessa Dare‘s friend’s child saw a crow and called it a “Halloween eagle.” Dare shared this gem on her Twitter, and soon other parents began posting their own kids’ inventiveness with language.

Below are 15 animals and objects, renamed by a kid. Aside from being funny, these new names actually make sense when you think about them from the point of view of a kid who’s never seen one before. And a few of them might even be worth using instead of the original name! If you start using them in everyday conversation, we won’t judge.

1. Gloves

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2. Ravioli

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3. Vultures

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4. Smokestacks

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5. Ambulance & bed sheets

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6. Farting

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7. Cartwheels

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8. Rhinos

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9. Earmuffs

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10. Harmonicas

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11. The butcher shop

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12. Kraft singles

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13. Running

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14. Pizza crusts

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15. Cemeteries

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h/t: Scary Mommy