CHILDREN: GOD'S COMIC RELIEF TO US ALL

Children are gifts from God, untrained little comics to bring sunshine and laughter into our lives. Of this, I am sure. From their biggest asset, innocence, comes one of the most precious and genuine gifts--the ability to make an adult laugh. Children can say the absolute most hysterical things and never realize what they said was funny. These moments are priceless.

In a classroom several years ago, the four year old kindergarten class was having a discussion about their addresses and phone numbers. One child said he did not have a phone number, to which the teacher explained that everyone did not have a phone or a phone number. Another child quickly added that he did not have an address. The teacher explained that everyone has an address. A little girl confidently stood up and raised her hand. When called on she swiftly replied, "I have a dress and a skirt."

Children do not see beyond their little world and that can make for some very honest and humorous dialogue.

The following are brilliant little nuggets of humor supplied by children.

~Home is where the house is.    Age 6  

~For centuries, people thought the moon was made of green cheese. Then astronauts found that the moon is really a big hard rock. That's what happens when you leave cheese out."    Age 6

~Democracy is a beautiful thing, except for the part of letting any old yokel vote!    Age 10

~It would be a terrible thing if the Red Cross Bloodmobile got into an accident. No wait! That would be a good thing because if anyone needed it, the blood would be right there."    Age 5


Kids on is it better to be single or married?

~It is better for girls to be single, but not for boys. Boys need someone to clean up after them.   Age 9

~It gives me a headache to think about that stuff. I'm just a kid. I don't need that kind of trouble.    Age 7

~Beauty is skin deep. But how rich you are can last a long time.   Age 9

What do your parents have in common?

~Both don't want anymore kids.  Age 8

How different would the world be if people didn't get married?

~There sure would be a lot of kids to explain, wouldn't there?  Age 9

How to tell if two people are married?

~Married people usually look happy to talk to other people.   Age 6

~You might have to guess based on whether they seem to be yelling at the same kids    Age 8


Funny Quotes About Kids

~If your parents never had children, chances are you won't either.    Dick Cavett

~My childhood should have taught me lessons for my own parenthood, but it didn't because parenting can only be learned by people who have no children.   Bill Cosby

~Don't try to make your children grow up to be like you, or they may do it.   Russell Baker

~Children are a great comfort in your old age--and they help you reach it faster too.   Lionel Koffman

~I take my children everywhere, but they always find their way back home.    Robert Orben

~Providence protects children and idiots. I know because I have tested it.    Mark Twain

~One thing they never tell you child raising is that for the rest of your life, at the drop of a hat, you are expected to know your child's name and how old he or she is.    Erma Bombeck

~Never lend your car keys to anyone whom you've given birth.    Erma Bombeck

~I want to have children and I know my time is running out. I want to have them while my parents are still young enough to take care of them.   Rita Rudner

~Experts say you should never hit your child out of anger. when is a good time? When you are feeling festive?    Roseanne Barr

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GPAGE 7 years ago

LOVED THIS! ha

Children are FANTASTIC!!!!!! G


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Visionary Poet 7 years ago from northwest florida

super funny stuff. laughter is truly the best medicine


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breakfastpop 7 years ago

Love it, love it, love it!


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Dorothy Charnley 7 years ago from Penrith Australia

As the mother of 7 and grandmother of 14 I can relate to this extremely well. Keep the laughter flowing!


Partisan Patriot 7 years ago

Thanks for the Little Bit of Sunshine Today


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judydianne 7 years ago from Palm Harbor, FL

Kids DO say the funniest things! Thank you for my chuckle of the day!


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no body 7 years ago from Rochester, New York

I needed that laugh Pammy. I always love your hubs and you are more precious than your hubs.


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Seafarer Mama 7 years ago from New England

Thank you for a fun hub, Pamela! I love hanging out with my daughter. We have many laughs together. I live in a cohousing community and the interactions of children both with each other and with adults is infinitely entertaining.


Adam B 7 years ago

Th other day my daughter (3) said "mommy gave me the Butt Popcorn an I loved it dad!"

I was confused because I don't quite know what "Butt Popcorn" is.

Then I thought about it and remembered I bought a bunch of new snacks for the girls and one of them was "Pirate's Booty" which is White Cheddar Popped Corn and Rice.

I laughed so hard. I had to explain what the difference was when I say something about her Booty and what a Pirates Booty was. Funny stuff.


firemanak 5 years ago

great piece....laughed while reading it, while doing fire prevention at local schools we get the same thing.. they tell you about everything and anything

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