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Govel Govel Dee October 19, 2012

Filed under: Baby G,Little C — arminta @ 4:20 am

For months this has been the last remnant of the “twinspeak” language Baby G and Ladybug used for most of their second year (i.e. from 1 until now). They would use real words when speaking to us, but had their own language for speaking to each other. Except for “govel govel dee.” They both say it and laugh. It as obvious that it meant SOMETHING, but we could not for the life of us figure out WHAT.

 

Until… I got sick last week and let the kids was *gasp* Nickelodeon in the morning before Sesame Street. I am not such a fan of Nickelodeon, but Lil C used to watch it while the babies napped, way back when (literally 9 months ago+). Do you know what comes on Nickelodeon in the morning?

 

Bubble Guppies.

 

When it came on last week both babies started dancing and saying “govel govel dee.” I was unaware they had even seen it before, let alone watched enough of it to be interested in it, or have a word for it.

 

Turns out they’ve been trying to learn the English word for it and I’ve been too dense to put it together. Also, I now let them watch Bubble Guppies once a week.

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4 Responses to “Govel Govel Dee”

  1. jserra1985 Says:

    So funny! It amazes me what Jack picks up from cartoons. ( usually only Mickey mouse and PBS) … well at home anyhow… MIL let him watch sponge bob and I came and got him and he wacked me in the face… awesome…. not… thanks alot for letting him learn awful things from tv. BIOTCH!

    • arminta Says:

      Oh yeah, We don’t do Nick, only Nick Jr. and then only Bubble Guppies. The crap on Nick is horrible. iCarly and Drake & Josh are the worst for showing kids as the supreme rulers of the world and adults as their fumbling servants.

  2. Mrs. Gamgee Says:

    Ginny still has some of her nonsense words… but now she is already losing some of her baby-isms (she’s learned how to say her name. It makes me sad because I love the way she said “ahhh-dooo” when she referred to herself). But they really are little sponges aren’t they? I’m always amazed at how much she’s picked up.

    Question for you: Have you come across any sesame street pumpkin carving stencils? Elmo specifically, of course. I just know that Ginny would go nuts for an Elmo pumpkin.


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