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About me: I'm 42 and added another gherkin to our pickle party of a family. My husband Chuck, our 9-year-old Junior, our 6-year-old Everett, our toddler and I live in a town in Connecticut I affectionately call Mulletville Lite (aka my childhood hometown). My friends call me Nutjob, and they're right. In my husband's spare time he dresses up as a Viking and chases ghosts (and I'm the nutjob?). When I'm not busy working as a graphic designer, I lie in a ball in the corner.

Saturday, September 11, 2010

I guess "s" and "w" are kind of close on the keyboard

My mother dropped off a box of books that I used to read as a child.

"Aw," I thought. "Snow White."



I started to read it to Junior. He hasn't been exposed to Disney yet, so he has no idea his gender is responsible for awakening/rescuing/enabling helpless waif princesses. (Gawd, he's so behind.) Snow White was a great place to start.

Until...



Seems so fitting.

10 comments:

A Mom on Spin said...

And shen did your mother read that to you???

tootertotz said...

Finding little nuggets like that is always entertaining! But not nearly as fun as your new masthead/header...digging the 'tadpole on board' sticker more than is appropriate for whatever reason.

Masthead?! Is that even the name of that thingamabob? Its been a LONG day and now that is making my brains ache...fuck it.

I dig your new title picture!

Sparkling said...

And why on earth are the words printed right on the crease of the pages? What were they thinking in the 1970s?

Jeanne said...

Good to see you so dedicated to Jr's education!

SmartBear said...

Ahhhhh....the good ol' days when books were edited by an actual person rather than a computer system! That is priceless.
We don't really do Disney with my tot either, unless is old school. He has seen the movies Aristocats and 101 Dalmations. Most people think I am horrible for keeping it from him.
Best,
Tina

Keely said...

Yep, that sounds about right. My mom hated reading me that stuff when I was a kid, too.

Pricilla said...

Typos can be sooooo entertaining for so many reasons.

The Mother said...

Excellent quality control, there. At least it had an 'e'?

SLColman said...

So funny!!

Becki said...

That totally made me laugh.
Great typo :) Editors must have caught it, laughed and let it go!