Tuesday, April 9, 2013

An Alphabet Without Beginning Or End

Firstborn: "Why'd they put Z at the end of the alphabet, anyway?"

Me: "Seemed like a good place for it, and something had to go there."

Firstborn: "If there wasn't a letter at the end of the alphabet, there would be no alphabet. If there wasn't a letter at the beginning of the alphabet, there would be no alphabet."

Me: "Or maybe it would never end. Maybe it would be like, abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzabcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyzhelpmeIcan'tstop."

Firstborn: (Laughs.) "Maybe helpmeIcan'tstop could be a letter." (Pauses.) "I will draw it."

Updated: Behold! The letter helpmeIcan'tstop:


  1. They have a cute video on the order of the alphabet at www.starfall.net. Just in case it keeps him up. Ever. :)

  2. Please tell Firstborn that he is AWESOME!

  3. Did he draw it? Will he let you share a picture of it?


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