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1. Toh may toh - Toh mah toh Why don’t you Crimea River?: Is there a conspiracy amongst newscasters to change country pronunciations from time to time for no apparent reason? Cait thinks yes. Otherwise how do you explain the recent shift to calling Moscow “Mos-coh” and dropping the word “the” from The Ukraine? You can’t. You’ll have to listen to the podcast to hear Jen and Shelley try to calm her down. I mean, where do we even get these county pronunciations in the first place and how is there a “correct” way to say them?
2. Beetlejuice! Voldemort! Morwena!: Is it wise to have no-no words?
Or to allow words to have as much power as we do?
3. The best movie Disney, or anyone else for that matter, ever created is “The Happiest Millionaire.”
This darling piece of cinema features a flippant nod towards an alternative view to nutrition summed up in the chocolate cake diet. The millionaire character explains that chocolate cake contains “all the essential elements” for example, eggs which have protein. Do delicious and amazing foods such as chocolate cake have nutritional value beyond the sheer bliss they bring? Does it behoove parents to pull this nonsense?:
Enrichments or Enragements:
|Mom is enriched by the wacky antics of adults on par with cats on the internet (listen for a lovable anecdote.)|
|Cait is enriched by Springtime in Chicago!|
|Jen is enriched by (the IRS, of course!) and the television show Marriage Bootcamp: Bridezillas.|