Monday, 17 October 2011


This morning we had to take ten year old Troy Junior into the local hospital for an appointment in the Paediatric Department. We found some empty seats in the waiting area among the hoard of parents/babies/children and settled down, me reading my Daily Telegraph business section (as you do) and Troy Junior and his mother idly looking around. Troy Junior's eyes must have then caught sight of a notice pinned to a door and he asked "Why would parents want to change their babies?". The notice read "Parents wishing to change their babies should ask a member of staff". We explained that it wasn't actually the 'Swap Shop' that he imagined it to be.


Deborah Carr (Debs) said...

So sweet. You can understand why he'd be worried.

Ladybird World Mother said...

!! Bless his little cotton socks. (socks getting bigger, so not so much of the 'little') Love that sort of misunderstanding...
Youngest constantly doing it. D'you know, that is the SHORTEST post you have ever written. Do you realise that I made a vast cup of tea to settle down in front of said post, and have hardly started?! xxxx

Troy said...

Debs - we couldn't change Troy junior now though - he is out of warranty.

LWM - short, but better than nothing eh?

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To Anon. - Yes after reading this I think I'll stick with Mrs Troy.

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