You see, it was during spring break several years ago when two boys rang my doorbell and told me that their ball went into my yard and could they go get it.
And I said Yes, go around through the gate over here.
And they said but he went in over there.
Now, bilingual kids (and adults) often have a problem getting their pronouns straight, so I didn't think too seriously about their calling their ball a "he."
So, pretty soon this is what I saw:
Okay, not a problem with pronouns, just a little accent on the vowel sounds there.
The boys tried to get the bull to go home with them, but he though our grass was greener, I guess. So they said they would be right back, and pretty soon they came back with their dad.
...who was leading a cow.
Who led the bull out of the yard...
and down the road toward home.
So that's my untold story--that's all it is--and I'm sticking with it.
But now it isn't untold any more.
If you liked this you will find Liz's bull story interesting.
And you will find more fof U at ABC Wednesday.