Thing Kids Say

I have started to write down some of the funny things kids say. Working in a field that involves lots of kids, I hear quite a few quotable comments.

The other day, I was juggling fire for a group of kids. As I was preparing to start juggling, I overheard two 7-8 year-old girls talking:

Girl 1: “What if he messes up?”
Girl 2: “He won’t mess up, he’s a nermessional.”

A few months ago, I asked a young boy if he could guess my age….

Me: “How old do you think I am?”
Boy: “I don’t know…”
Me: “I’m 30 years old.”
Boy: “Oh, you more like 29 to me.”

You can’t make this stuff up. What’s your favorite kid-quote?

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Dr. Jesse Joyner travels nationwide as a speaker and entertainer. His primary role is that of a performing juggler spreading joy and the love of learning to family and kids events. H earned his PhD in Educational Studies at Trinity International University (Deerfield, IL). He enjoys playing the piano, bird watching, and old houses. He lives in Richmond, VA with his wife, Sarah, and their three kids - the perfect number for juggling children.