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Thanksgiving Toast
one of many toasts (holding up wine glasses) given before eating the traditional Thanksgiving meal in late November to express gratitude for your food, family, and friends
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Words & Phrases

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behave/behavior

Word List: Children & Kid Talk

acting in the proper or right way

Hey guys. You’d better behave! Stop talking while the teacher is talking.

boo-boo (1)

Word List: Children & Kid Talk

a mistake

Oh no … I made a big boo-boo daddy.  Can you give me another paper to draw on?

boo-boo (2)

Word List: Children & Kid Talk

a small injury

Conversation:

Child:  I have a boo-boo mommy.  

Mommy:  Well there's no cut and it's not bleeding, so I’ll kiss it for you, sweetie!

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boomerang kids

Word List: Children & Kid Talk

young adults who move out of their parents’ homes, but then they move back in

Nowadays there are more boomerang kids than ever.

Boy/Girl Scouts of America

Word List: Children & Kid Talk

a youth organization with over 2 million members who learn about and practice being responsible citizens

One of the promises a boy scout makes is to “help other people at all times.”

coo

Word List: Children & Kid Talk

a happy sound that little babies make before they start using words

My baby likes to coo all the time.

Conversation:

gitchy gitchy goo

Word List: Children & Kid Talk

an expression used to get babies to smile or laugh

Gitchy gitchy goo! ... Look, she's smiling!

icky

Word List: Children & Kid Talk

a common word used by children to express something they don’t like

This corn tastes icky!

kid (1)

Word List: Children & Kid Talk

an informal way to say child

There are a lot of kids who live in my apartment complex.