No; I was only looking for one.
Where would be the best place to go, to learn about how sound-changes work, and which ones are most likely, and so on?
No; I was only looking for one.
I don't know of any.
I'm sure the details are just stereotypes. But I think it may be that these are among the favorite phrases of many children at certain stages of development -- whatever the actual ages should be.
I've heard/read it theorized that kids' favorite follow-up question is likely to be the one that, in their experience, gets the longest response from the adult -- or from adults in general, maybe. This theory says that the kids are still learning speech, and want to elicit a lot of input.Axiem wrote: ↑09 Jan 2018 02:22My five-year-old doesn't actually ask "why" questions very often, but she does ask a lot of questions. Often repetitious. Often things she could answer for herself if she just shut up and listened to what was going on five seconds earlier. But not very often starting with "why".
I'm pretty sure "Not fair!" doesn't have to wait until double-digits. It just seems that from second-hand accounts, it comes to the fore of some folks' offsprings' utterance corpus, around the ages of ten to fifteen, or something like that. I don't recall it happening with my own daughter, though.
My daughter was 17 when her mom died; it was then that she started (in effect) saying "mine" a lot.
When my goddaughter was about two, she became very insistent on getting things done her way, and very upset when adults didn't understand what she wanted. I think it was more about the frustration of failing to communicate than anything else.
Like my daughter! But a different age.
I don't know where they come from, either. Also, I found my experience with child-raising varied from those stereotypes (if that's what they are) somewhat.
That's right.Thrice Xandvii wrote: ↑09 Jan 2018 08:58I could be wrong, but it seems to me that Eldin isn't asserting that any of those phrases are always, or have to be, said by children at the listed (or any specific) ages per se, but is instead attempting to give some setting information for discussing some early repetitive phrasing of children based on anecdotal or "old-wive's tale"-type information.
Every child I've ever known well enough, has had several catchphrases, different ones at different ages.Thrice Xandvii wrote: ↑09 Jan 2018 08:58As such, I don't really recall my brother having any catch phrases like those when he was in the single-digit and over age brackets. I mean, I remember things I said to him (I'm 12 years older than him) but I don't really remember any particular phases like are described above. I'd have to talk to my mother to get info on myself or my brother since I really don't recall.
No clue what age exactly.eldin raigmore wrote: ↑08 Jan 2018 23:48
However, at a certain age -- single digits, but older than five, but I don't remember exactly when --
it seems my daughter's favorite assertion was "I don't need no help!".
(1) Anyone have an idea at what age a typical child says "I don't need no help" (or the equivalent) notably often?
(2) Are there parallel remarks that are the favorites of children speaking other languages?
Good for him!Lambuzhao wrote: ↑21 Jan 2018 15:18One phrase my son loved to use in his 'inquiry stage' (4~6 yrs)was "Let's do X and see what happens".
He was a real scientist. An aggressive researcher, if you will. Do the detriment of snails, pillbugs, millipedes, spiders, wasps, bees and other creepy crawlies around the yard.
Surprsingly, not too many dinged noggins nor scraped knees.
There seems to be some discussion in the other thread where you asked the same question... As a rule, it might help if you only ask a question in a single thread; makes following the resulting discussion a bit easier for everyone.eldin raigmore wrote: ↑01 Apr 2018 00:08Thanks!
Any idea why tremendosity is not a well formed word?
Huh! I didn’t even remember asking it twice!