Children Are Renaming Things The Way They See Them And It’s So Delightfully Pure

By Evan Brechtel for


My friend’s 5-year-old just saw a crow and called it a “Halloween eagle.”

And a child shall lead us. It is known. This is the new name for the bird-formally-known-as-crow. You know what to do, @MerriamWebster.

— Tessa Dare (@TessaDare) 

A friend’s 5yo was wailing about seeing “flamingo witches” after watching the National Geographic channel. Took a little while to figure out she was talking about vultures.

— jillian (@jilliank245) 

A friend’s 5 yr old saw a rhino and called it a “Battle Unicorn”. Can we let 5 yr olds christen new species please?

— Zoe Tuinman (@ZoeJTuinman) 

My daughter re-named earmuffs “snow headphones” and it stuck over here.

— Geoff Gerrietts (@ggerrietts) 

A kindergartner told me she liked my hand socks…gloves obviously. But now forever hand socks.

— Jenny Watson (@msjennywatson) 

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