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Parenting Pro Tip 176:

When you have a five-year-old who is not just terrified of death but also very literal when it comes to language, do not describe how tired you are by saying, “I’m dying over here.”

Not good. Not good at all. 

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Marie

Definitely noted! I'd never even thought of that.

kapgar

There are so many you don’t think of until it’s too late. Colloquialisms and idioms and the like rule our language.

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