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07-03-2013, 10:34 AM
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Originally Posted by Artemis View Post
My son went a couple of years without speaking, from about the end of his second year to about age four. One evening during that time I took him to Friendly's, just the two of us, and there was a man there with his little girl - she was about the same age, three or four. And she never stopped talking, chattering away, carrying on. Meanwhile my son sat quietly eating his grilled cheese sandwich. Finally the man, exasperated, said to her, "You see that little boy? Why can't you be quiet like that!?"

I didn't know whether to laugh or to cry. I still don't. Be careful what you wish for.
I mean that's an extreme. I'm talking about the kids that just run amok because their parents refuse to do anything to control them. Start yelling and screaming in the checkout isle, pulling **** off the shelves, etc.

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