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Adults Share Their Kid’s Awkwardest Misunderstandings

Watching a child grow up and discover the world is one of life’s great joys and also the source of many embarrassing memories. Kids will always surprise you, often in ways you will remember forever because of how awkward it was.

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When Twitter user Andy Ryan tweeted about misunderstanding his kid, there were so many similar stories that I am beginning to think there should be a support group.

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Andy’s Twitter seems to have disappeared, but the Poke captured his original tweet, which read:

Daughter: What does gays mean?
Me: Well you know mum and dad love each other – two men can love each other the same way
Her: So what’s ‘penetrating gays’?
Me: Er… read me the whole sentence
Her: “She stared at him with a penetrating gaze”
Me: Oh

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Every parent eventually has to explain certain concepts to their kids, but these are all stories of people who wish they’d thought a little harder so they could wait a little longer:

  1. Like the chicken
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2. Baptist

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3. Can’t

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4. Hoe

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5. Sausages

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6. Location

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7. Pawn

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8. C’mon

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9. Cougar

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10. Popcorn

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11. Virgin

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12. Tentacles

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