The Jasper Chronicles

The Journal of a Cynical Dad

Tuesday, November 07, 2006

Allow Me to Translate

One would think that after years of hanging out with my family, P would be used to hearing Chinese people speak English, and be able to pick out the not-so-subtle differences in pronunciation. Yesterday at Family Drop-in a Chinese Grandfather was watching The Boy run around outside.

He leans in and ask P, "One 'ear?"

To which P promptly replies, "No no, he's got two ears. (long pause) Oh wait..."