Dinner conversation

Secondspawn: Mummy, what’s your favourite word?

Me: Hmmm. Interesting question. I shall have to think about it. And of course my favourite word probably changes all the time

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Me: I think it’s “incommensurability” at the moment.

Ss: I know what that means.

Me: You do? what does it mean?

Ss: It means that you can’t hold something in a certain way.

Me: I think you may be right.

3 Replies to “Dinner conversation”

  1. It was the other one actually… he’s only just mastered English. But somebody he knows is very well up on the German philosophers.

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