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       What would a young child say instead of "gross".

        For instance, if your tyke stepped in dog dookie   :yuk: what would he/she say? Looking for funny responses.
        Ikky poo poo?
        Yikes?...I'm drawing blanks, here.  :inafog:
         
             Any help out there?

                Carole
#1 - February 14, 2012, 07:27 AM

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Very young children might cry if they stepped in "dog doo," or shout, "Mom, help!"  And, "Ewww, gross!" is a likely response at ANY age. 

My nine year old just says, "Ewww! Please don't make me hold the bag!"  When he and his dad are on dog walking duty, my husband insists that our son take his turn holding "the bag" as part of his dog owning responsibility.  I'm not quite as strict, or maybe it bothers me less because of the hundreds of diapers I've changed!

#2 - February 14, 2012, 08:09 AM
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My toddler would try to play with it.  :yuk:

My 7-year-old would probably say "EW!" and then scream for help.
#3 - February 14, 2012, 08:44 AM

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      Thanks for responding.

         The "step in poo" was just an example.
         
          I'm looking for  Argh! type things a young kid would say about something they perceive as gross. Doesn't have to be poo related.

        Something other than Gross! or Yuck!
#4 - February 14, 2012, 08:51 AM

"NASTO!" is a big one at our house.
#5 - February 14, 2012, 09:59 AM
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You could create your own word, "Disgustorama!"  or "Yuckorama, barfo," etc.  But it would have to be a word your character used more than once, like whispered quietly when faced with Aunt Barb's soupy mystery meat stew, and then again with the dog doodie.
#6 - February 14, 2012, 10:45 AM
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My kids say, "Bleh!" and "Ewww!" or "Yuck"
My 6 year old is also really fond of the word "disgusting"
#7 - February 14, 2012, 11:16 AM
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My daughters say "deeeee-scusting". Or "mega gross". Sometimes I get a "oh!  Wicked gross!".  They might say "keep that gunk away from me!". Or even "that's a hot mess!". Yes. Seriously. They're 8 and they say hot mess. :).
#8 - February 14, 2012, 11:23 AM

"Ew, yuck!"  "Icky-poo!" or  "Blech!"  would work for me.
#9 - February 14, 2012, 12:45 PM

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Disgusting (or "basgusting" if it's the youngest--lol) or Nasty are common around here. (kids are 9, 6, 4)
#10 - February 14, 2012, 12:49 PM
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    Hmmm, I really like ButterflyGirl's suggestion of making up a word.


         How about Gag-o-rocious!   Any thoughts? Does that sound lame?   
 
     Hah! Stephanie, the 70s = my world.  :grin
#11 - February 14, 2012, 03:04 PM

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I just asked my 5-year-old what she would say if she stepped in dog poo.  She made a face and said, "Yeee-uck!"  (That's "yuck" with two syllables. ;))
#12 - February 14, 2012, 03:10 PM
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I wonder if your mc makes up other words, like for things that are hillarious or great or beautiful.  It could be a cute quirk, and the new words would add voice and humor.  Just a thought...
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#13 - February 14, 2012, 05:13 PM
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My chickie says "grotesque-a-mundo." She says it to emphasize the clipped sound of "esque" and draws out the end: "MOOOOOON-doh."

I think she just likes saying it. I'm hoping so, anyway, 'cause that's what she said when I set the supper plates out last night.  :confused2
#14 - February 15, 2012, 11:32 AM

Yuckie Doodles is a phrase used around our house.
#15 - February 15, 2012, 08:01 PM

Another common one around here..."That's rough."
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An old friend used to say, "Yuck muck duck!" It also functioned as a noun, as in, "Don't step in the yuck-muck-duck on your way out the door."
#17 - February 17, 2012, 03:45 PM

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EWWWWWW! is always the best. i know someone already said that though.
#18 - March 08, 2012, 10:10 AM

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