Badly-Dubbed Brain

Not all writers are necessarily grammar-conscious when they speak, but I happen to be very aware of how I speak.  Today has been interesting, to say the least.  It all began with this sentence:

"I win you not read."

Yes, that's what I said, and I spoke it as a complete sentence, with no pause between "win" and "you".

At the time, it made sense in my mind, because I was referring to the fact that I had told my husband *not* to read my blog.  He did not read it, so I felt triumphant.  I expressed it rather comically, as you can see.

Here are a few more gems from tonight:

"Be careful or I'll hit my brain on the wall!"

"It will splatter everywhere inside my."

After several more verbal fails, I finally just gave a "DO NOT WANT!"

Vader style, naturally.


Copyright (c) 2011 Wendy L. Callahan

2 comments:

  1. Erk, I just said "We shart" in an instant message, because I combined "should" with "start". Clearly the problem has translated to my fingers.

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  2. I'm guilty of doing this and usually my husband takes great delight in pointing it out. Worse yet, I forget words for common things. So my default word is "Thinky". I use it all the time. I'll say "Sierra (My DD) put Wyatt (MY DS) in his thingy." I'm talking about his exersaucer but for some reason I can never think of what its called at the time!

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