April 10, 2013 2 Comments
Many moons ago, when I first was married, I got a puppy from the pound.
He was so cute. He was so easy to train. He was so smart.
We thought it was cute when we taught him to go get his leash. We thought it was funny when he’d go crazy hearing those words, “go for a walk”. A baby later, & we realized it wasn’t really that funny. It was annoying.
Like I said, this dog, Tyco, was smart.
Besides knowing the phrase “go for a walk”, he actually learned to hear the word “walk” in conversation. Sooo, we started to spell “W A L K” when ever we said the word. Guess what? He learned that too. So it became just “W”. Which (you see where this is going??) he caught on to.
Eventually, “W” morphed into “Q”. Tyco did not catch on. Maybe he just got old. But we were safe saying “Q”.
We still use “Q” today, even though Tyco has been dead for 5 years. And even though our current dogs cannot spell. (although I wouldn’t put it past Twisty….but she’s such a follower, if BamBam doesn’t do something, she doesn’t either.)