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Old 12-20-2013, 08:18 AM   #1
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What was your very first word ever?

This thread may go nowhere if 'mama' or 'dada' are the overriding answers, wouldn't surprise me.

My first word was "wheel." Dad liked cars, and they gave me a Matchbox car probably before I was 1. As soon as I could stand, I would stand by the piano bench and roll my car back forth endlessly (simple things amuse simple minds). Evidently I was obsessed too determined to stop and I did it so often that my Mom made a cover for the piano bench so I didn't wear grooves in it.
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Old 12-20-2013, 08:22 AM   #2
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The dog's name. Can't remember it at the moment, but definitely the dog was higher up on my verbal hierarchy than mom and dad.
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The dog's name. Can't remember it at the moment, but definitely the dog was higher up on my verbal hierarchy than mom and dad.
Love it. DW and I usually remember dog's names long after we've forgotten the owners name(s). We still refer to a couple we knew on our (boat) dock as "Hershey's parents." No idea what their names were anymore...
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"Hot"

Apparently I learned to appreciate an attractive woman at a very young age...
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"Hot"

Apparently I learned to appreciate an attractive woman at a very young age...
I would have bet a brazillion dollars that your first word was "no", you old contrarian!
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I would have bet a brazillion dollars that your first word was "no", you old contrarian!
Just so you know, no, not no.
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Apparently I learned to appreciate an attractive woman at a very young age...
Are you sure it wasn't because you were the kid who put his hand on a hot stove more than once?

Mine was "tickle". Apparently I liked it then.
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I think mine was "retirement".
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Probably a cuss word...
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The dog's name. Can't remember it at the moment, but definitely the dog was higher up on my verbal hierarchy than mom and dad.
Mine too was the dog's name. Only I couldn't say it properly, years later I asked DM why we called the dog by two different names. She gave me the story of my inability to say his name, but obviously trying to. Dog didn't mind. Had never thought about family hierarchy, yep he was my best friend.

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"light"

It was inevitable that I ended up with a degree in Physics.
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I can't even remember something I said yesterday ....

But I have very old memory of looking up at couple of dogs in my grandma's place. The dogs were probably less than two feet tall in reality but they looked as big as a house.
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I think I've pooped my diaper...
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One can only hope that's also not the last thing we say...
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I don't actually know what my first word was, but I'm going to guess "cat." We had lots of cats growing up, so it seems likely. Still one of my favorite words!
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I don't know for sure. I figure it was either 'hambunger' (hamburger) or 'nomanee' (banana).

DH first word was not mama or daddy, it was a statement...Fan a'turnin'.

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How would I remember? I do not believe you guys' and gals' stories either.

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My first word was "wheel."
At first look, I though you said "Wh***". Shows how obsessed I am with the market.
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