38. Parentese - How Moms and Dad speak to their Toddlers

RoPeCast has been all about speaking ever since it saw the light of day about 2 two years ago.

Two-year-old children are different, of course, which is why mothers use baby talk to communicate with their toddlers instead of complicated Standard English.

Now that our podcast has reached the toddler age, we thought it’s time to invite an expert to learn about so called child directed speech.
In this first part of a small series, our guest Bobbye Pernice will tell you the difference between Poppas and Poppies and explain why sissys may drink from sippy cups.

"Mooly Cow Rhyme"
Here you can read the "Mooly Cow Rhyme" which was mentioned in the Episode. The original title is "The Cow-Boy's Song" and it was written by Anna Maria Wells.

Choosing your Grandfather Name
On this page you can find an almost endless number of variations on the traditional Grandpa, some evidently caused by childish mispronunciation, some perhaps derived from grandfather names in other languages.

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