My son had a hamburger cloud floating over his head yesterday after we picked my daughter up from dance lessons. "Mama, I really need a hamburger," he said.
"You need one?" I asked. "Are you sure?"
"Yes, Mama. I'll die without one."
I highly doubted that. Fortunately for him, there was a Dairy Queen nearby. I decided to let them do the cooking.
We walked in and the teenager behind the counter took the little guy's order. "What would you like on that?" she asked.
"Ketchup and a little bit of mustard. But not too much mustard, because I'm not sure I like it."
I looked at the boy. "What do you mean? You just had a hot dog a few days ago and you thought mustard was just great on it!"
"Yeah, Mama, but that was a hot dog."
"What's the difference?" I asked. I couldn't understand what the big deal was.
"Mama, hot dogs are pink and skinny. Hamburgers are round and black. I'm not sure if mustard goes good with round, black things."
Oh. That made perfect sense to me. The girl behind the counter thought so, too. She laughed and brought out his hamburger with a lot of ketchup and a little bit of mustard, which he thoroughly enjoyed.
So funny! I love the way kids think. Glad he enjoyed the burger. :)ReplyDelete
Now he knows just how he likes it!Delete
Round and black -- Oreos with mustard?ReplyDelete
Ha! You know, my boy would probably think those were pretty good!Delete
You seriously have the cutest kids.ReplyDelete
haha never knew the shape and color worked like that. But mustard is tricky, ketchup on the other hand works with everything.ReplyDelete
LOL! I'd have to agree!Delete
Hehehe! Kids think in such hilarious ways!ReplyDelete
That boy seriously cracks me up!Delete
So funny! And it seems we have something in common, I love hamburgers and I'm so hungry for one now, LOL!ReplyDelete
Then you'd better go find one - with a lot of ketchup and a little bit of mustard! LOL!Delete
Since moving to Manila a couple of years ago, I had craved a Dairy Queen burger. Lo and behold, some enterprising soul opened one up in SM mall here. Imagine my surprise as I approached the counter drooling in anticipation, only to ascertain it was an ice cream ONLY DQ. Grrr. Who would torture someone like that?ReplyDelete
Your boy has good tastes and I like his reasoning. lol
Oh, serious torture! Poor you! Did they make ice cream hamburgers? LOL!Delete
Haha, I'm currently in Manila and experienced the same thing..I found Dairy Queen in Eastwood and was so thrilled to get some burgers only to find out there was only ice cream.:( Lol..Bubba really knows what he wants.Delete
Funny! Love the way kids interact!ReplyDelete
Silly, aren't they?Delete
I love his thinking! (-:ReplyDelete
LOL! So logical, isn't he?Delete
So cute :)ReplyDelete
The boy cracks me up!Delete
Haha, I like that he really knows what he particularly wants. :) Speaking of Dairy Queen, I always looked forward to business trips because DQ was open early for breakfast at the airport food court until I missed my flight one day when I got so engrossed with their burger. :)ReplyDelete
Oops. Burgers can to that to you. LOL!Delete
Kids say, well, they say anything.ReplyDelete
You've got that right!Delete
child logic is so adorable! and it does taste different on round black things...i dont like it on hot dogs, but i do on burgers and i mix it w/bbq sauce for nuggets =)ReplyDelete
Yes, the shape of things do make a difference!Delete
LOL, interesting reasoning. : )ReplyDelete
Hahahaha! Thanks for the giggles, Sherry. Your son is too precious! This is exactly why I love kids so much!ReplyDelete
I just tried the burger thing with my husband right now (10.51pm here). "Babes, I need a burger, I might die if I don't have one now", the reply? "babes...I'll...I'll make you a cup of tea" What?! xoxoxReplyDelete
That's hilarious, and that's coming from having a boy who is a mustard fiend. Can't seem to keep enough of the stuff around for very long. :)ReplyDelete
That makes sense to me. It's just that adult categories aren't kid categories. I think I'd like to go back to when I organized the world my way and not the way people told me I should.ReplyDelete
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Yes, his rule applies to relish too. It mixes with hot dogs. With hamburgers, not so much.ReplyDelete
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Sounds like your little guy and mine would get along like a grill on fire :)
That's the cutest story I'd heard in a while:)ReplyDelete
Too cute the way their little brains work. :DReplyDelete
What a sweetheart. I raised 5 boys, so I'm not sure if girls take the approach to stuff like this or not. But little boys are so adventurous. Thanks for helping start the day off right.ReplyDelete
Cute story of food exploration. I'm with your son, I'm not sure about anything on little round black things.
This is too damn cute. Love it. My two year old grandson was drawing the other day and his pencil broke. He told me he needed help "putting more sharp on his pencil" haha. Love how their little brains work!ReplyDelete
I do enjoy the way kids think. I'm glad the girl behind the counter agreed.ReplyDelete
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This is so funny!ReplyDelete
Mmmm. Dairy Queen. Yum!ReplyDelete
I totally understand that logic. :D
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LOL with your son! I like his logic and way of thinking for the mustard on his hamburger! Glad he enjoyed it :)
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Mustard in small quantities on burgers...yep, that makes perfect sense to me. Now I feel like a burger. I wonder if 8:30am is too early for that...hmmmReplyDelete
Smart boy - you can never be too careful, you know. :)ReplyDelete
Ha, ha! I think I'm needing a hamburger too now :)ReplyDelete
So cute! I love this post and it so reminds me of my kids at that age~ Happy memories ;DReplyDelete
What a precious story! And your son's reasoning made good sense. He had no way of knowing but was adventuresome enough to try.ReplyDelete
Sherry - you live in Loveland? I used to live in Mason, Ohio. Small world!ReplyDelete
Love this story ;)
Funny! Kids are hilarious, aren't they? 2 of my 3 kids are picky eaters and would say the exact same thing.ReplyDelete
Your boy is a careful eater which is wise. I prefer my hamburgers with mustard and onions, but I experimented with many combinations before arriving at this conclusion.ReplyDelete
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That is so cute!ReplyDelete
So cute. :)ReplyDelete
Kid logic- if we could all keep it so simple :)ReplyDelete
This story was adorable!ReplyDelete
Surprisingly, Dairy Queen makes fantastic hamburgers. As far as mustard goes, I'm a ketchup on my hamburger kinda guy. I'm also not sure that ketchup goes well on round, black things (there's a tasteless joke there, but in the spirit of the holiday, I'll refrain). But, it goes well on long, red things (ditto refrain from tasteless joke).ReplyDelete
Hope you had ice cream after you sorted out the mustard thing.
No joking about ice cream.
That is AWESOME! I love kid logic :DReplyDelete
Your son is very insightful....isn't that a cute story?ReplyDelete
My young son would be exactly like that. I recognize the similarity.ReplyDelete
Wise words really. What a cutie!ReplyDelete
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Thanks funny and it makes total sense to me:)ReplyDelete
oh wow! so cute ... so funnyReplyDelete
This is so funny! I really like how small kids think through things.ReplyDelete
Ha! He's adorable! I have a son who thinks he'll die if he doesn't have hamburgers frequently enough, too. :)ReplyDelete
God! Loved the post!ReplyDelete
Your son is an innocent and adorable little guy.
I learnt a new thing today- That mustard might not go well with round and black things! :D
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Another great story -- your little guy could probably fill a book with his wisdom: Stuff My Son Says or something. Think about it.ReplyDelete
Kids have the best ideas.ReplyDelete
It's true though. Not all condiments go with all foods.ReplyDelete
Kids make me laugh. It's a shame we forget how to perceive things in that child-like way once we grow up.ReplyDelete
You absolutely have to write all those funny comments down, date them and years later your kids will enjoy what they said at certain ages. In a little journal, just very quickly, it is worth it.ReplyDelete
I have to say I like his logic!ReplyDelete
LOL that is funny!! Kids can say the craziest things.ReplyDelete
Ha! What a darling post. My son used to call them 'hangaburgers'. Always got a good laugh and a trip to McDonalds.ReplyDelete
Sherry, That is the cutest story. I love it. What a wonderful age! They come out with those moments we must record and play back when they are older. Thanks for stopping by my blog also. God bless, MariaReplyDelete
Wonder what he thinks of mayo ...ReplyDelete
Cute story...Kids are just so amazing.ReplyDelete
It makes perfect sense. That's one smart kid!ReplyDelete
Round & black and pink & slimy are DEF two different things! Kids are smart. :-)ReplyDelete
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