Saturday, July 6, 2013

What's in a Name

Mags: "Imagine if you fell off the boat. I'd just swim to that red thing over there."
Me: "The buoy?"
Mags: "No. The floating red thing. See it?"
Me: "Yep. It's called a buoy."
Mags: "No. The red thing. It has the white number on it."
Me: "Yes. I know. It's called a BOO-EE."
Mags: "That's a silly name."
Me: "Well, what do YOU think is a good name for it?"
Mags: "The Floating Red Thing."


  1. Buoy is a silly name for it, I like Mags' better.

    1. Exactly. I thought the same thing. And I always thing the u and o are backwards.

  2. There's something to be said for a straightforward name...

  3. I loved the picture..and just saying Buoy sounds silly doesn't it?
    Mags is a smarty pants, obviously.

  4. She calls them like she sees them. Trust me when I say ... that is usually a good thing. USUALLY.

    (Says the mom of Mags Sr.)