2012 Ruby Quotes

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In 2008, shortly after she began talking, Steve and I started capturing Ruby’s funny quotes in a Twitter account (@areyoubewhy if you’d like to follow it). Here are the tweets from 2012 – all are her exact words.

Papa, how did you send email in the olden days? 1/4/2012
So who actually releases the Kraken? 1/5/2012
I love getting passport photos. I try to look like I mean business, so they don’t mess with me. 1/7/2012
I love pork belly, you know. 1/13/2012
Flowers don’t poop. 1/14/2012
Mama, this bullet train reminds me of how fast I was skiing. 2/26/2012
Let’s practice headbanging! 2/29/2012
Papa! Playing lego made me feel better! 3/18/2012
I know REAL pretend karate. 4/12/2012
You know what? Hot water has a flavor. Kind of a yucky flavor. 5/12/2012
Can we look it up? [Me: Sorry, there are so many answers to that…] That is totally worth looking up! [The question: “Why do we exist?”] 5/21/2012
I want to do so many things when I grow up. I want to be everything! Except the president. 5/23/2012
If I drop any corn on the table, you can eat it, but you have to give me one kernel. [Why?] It’s the corn tax! 5/24/2012
When I grow up I want to be an astronaut. I want to go to the moon and mars. And Jupiter. No, wait, that’s a gas giant. 6/2/2012
I’m your pet baby hamster. So I’m very curious, and I love art. 6/9/2012
I’m called Werewolf Scientist. That’s my lab name. 6/12/2012
What do you call it when your mind explodes? 6/18/2012
What’s your favorite thing about an octopus? 7/18/2012
When I grow up, I wanna be a police person… but in outer space. 8/2/2012
So Papa, how was your day at [air quotes] “work”? 9/13/2012
I wish it was tomorrow. Because then I’d have new feelings! 9/21/2012
How much do I like V-8? One hundred percent. 9/24/2012
Space would be a great dancing place. That’s a great idea! I should tell NASA. 10/2/2012
I wonder, I wonder, I wonder… if you read too much, do you become the place that you’re reading? 10/6/2012
I’m part ninja, part fish, part love, and part punching girl. The rest of me is normal. 10/10/2012
Guess what? Gertrude is at Bebe’s house! And, Oong Goong Goong turned into Gertrude. 11/1/2012
When I talk to the monsters, I tell them I’ll give them peace and darkness. 11/15/2012
Who is your second favorite person? 11/29/2012
This is my love sword. It gives people extra love. 11/29/2012