Category Archives: Things my kids say

Overheard at dinner the other night…

“If pi r squared, then cobbler r rectangled.”

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Things I have learned from my children this evening.

What bitcoins are. What “BAMF” stands for. And, courtesy of the Red-Headed Menace, Wario’s Law: In video games, the villain always has better facial hair than the protagonist.* *There is the anti-hero exception, of course.

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Today’s quotes from the peanut gallery

Both by the Red-Headed Menace (of course?  who else?) “Does it mean that I have too much time on my hands if I have made my own individual icons on my computer for all of my classes?” and Regarding the … Continue reading

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I had this exact conversation with the Red-Headed Menace, once. http://imgs.xkcd.com/comics/bridge.png

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Today’s “I can’t believe I am even having this conversation” moment.*

After Railfan and The Red-Headed Menace attended a “Legend of Zelda” concert (a symphony playing music from the game series) through various backroads the discussion ended up about Link’s (“Legend”’s hero) sexual orientation. “Link has to be at least bi,” … Continue reading

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The Red-Headed Menace just suggested that there needs to be Godspell 2: The Islam Edition.

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Today’s words of wisdom from the Red-Headed Menace: “I looked at the Intro to Calculus section at the back of my Trig book.  It was so cool!  Calculus is the Fantasy Football of mathematics!”* “Santa is really creepy.  He’s like … Continue reading

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On hearing a segment on NPR about child-raising, and a child who kept asking “why?”, The Red-Headed Menace casually stated “that was me for about four years.” “Oh, no,” I replied.  “That has been you for 16 years.” “No — … Continue reading

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