Tuesday, November 16, 2010

definitions: pallay / baskinet

it's another double-definition tuesday!

pallay - noun - a highly formalized classical dance, and anything related to this dance


L: Dada, peas help me with my pallay!
me: Your pallay?
L (holding out her hand-me-down black ballet slippers): Yeah Dada. Peas?

baskinet - noun - a container designed for holding a small, sleeping baby.


L: Dada?
me: Yeah L?
L: Where is my baby?
me: Uh... I don't know. Where did you have it?
L: Up stay-ers.
me: Is it still up there?
L: Yeah. It is Dada.
me: Why don't you go get it?
L: No, I can't.
me: You can't?
L (shaking her head): No, she's sleeping in her baskinet.

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