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the bleeding obvious.

Playing on the Nick Jr website, Bea completes a level successfully.

Dora: You got a Star!

Beatrix: (deadpan) I am aware.

(Bea, age 5.)

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frustration.

Bea is playing on the Nickelodeon Jr. website. The Flash player becomes stuck, and Dora the Explorer keeps repeating the instructions for the game.

Beatrix: (exasperated) Shut up, Dora, I already know that.

A few moments of mumbling go by.

Beatrix: (softly) Shit. Fuck. Fucking game.

Beatrix: (fiddles with it some more. No improvement.) This fucking game is broken.

Beatrix: (heavy sigh, now shouting in anger) This fucking game is BROKEN!

Grandma: (sternly) Excuse me?

Beatrix: (yelling) THIS FUCKING GAME IS BROKEN!

[ Bea, age 5. ]


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An archive of quotes from my radical tomboy daughters; Indiana Lux (3.5) and Beatrix Honey (7.5) on their journey to becoming less pod and more human.