Sunday, December 23, 2007


My 7-year-old has read five of the Harry Potter books and is working on his sixth. One of the unforeseen results of his immersion in J.K. Rowling’s world is the acquisition of expressions peculiar to British English. This morning, pleased to be tattling on his 4-year-old brother, Michael announced: “David nicked something from the pantry!”

1 comment:

Maxine Clarke said...

Well, I'm relieved to know it wasn't from the girls' bathroom! ;-)