I didn't eat the trees

  1. 1 While a nurse on pediatrics, working the evening shift, I always asked my pedies if the had a good dinner and what they had (at least the ones who could converse). One of my patients, a precious boy, told me he ate everything except the trees! I was confused and to sure what he meant, his mom noticed my confusion and told me that was what the little boy called broccoli, Lol. You learn something new everyday, even from the smallest of patients.
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    From 'baton rouge, la'; 65 Years Old; Joined Jun '02; Posts: 811; Likes: 812.

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  3. Visit  ashleyisawesome profile page
    aww lol i called them trees when i was little too!
  4. Visit  sgo13 profile page
    Ummm <sheepishly> I'm 40 and still call them trees!
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  5. Visit  beachmom profile page
    And brussel sprouts are "martian heads."
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    Quote from beachmom
    And brussel sprouts are "martian heads."
    ok that's a new one on me, love it!
    My grandmother told me the tomato soup I despised was carrot soup. I ate it all but it tasted like tomato to me.

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