This boy makes us laugh...so much.
A few of my favorite recent Lincoln-isms:
-Last week we were at the library. Lincoln was talking to a little boy and brought him over to see Maxwell. "This is Maxwell," he told him with a completely straight face. "I named him that. When I was at Texas, I used to call him 'Shum-Pum.' But then one day, I had the idea to call him Maxwell. So we did!"
-His teachers at Church helped him fill out a Mother's Day survey. It said, "My mom is funny when..." His written response? "Mommy isn't funny! Maxwell is!"
-The boys were playing with a set of dominoes we gave Sam's brother, and Lincoln wanted to open the package that had 4 little trains in it. I told him that we weren't going to open them because I didn't want them to get lost in the building we were in. A few minutes later he came over to me, holding the lid of the dominoes tin, and, running his finger carefully along a line of words, said, "It says, 'The trains won't get lost.' So we can play with them!" Unfortunately for him, I actually know how to read, so his ploy didn't work.
-Today at the park a little boy asked what his name was and without skipping a beat he said, "I'm Enos! He's a scripture hero!"
-Speaking of scripture heroes, on Sunday Lincoln was insistent that Nephi wore a cape. His brothers were discussing whether or not it was true and I tried to settle the matter by saying, "Maybe it was a cloak." Lincoln replied, "NO, he wears a cape! Because my teacher said Nephi is one of her heroes, so I know he has a cape!" Obviously. Sheesh, Mom.