From the Journal of Space Monkey Twins

05_01_2014_9:22:05

Space Monkey investigative team has undertaken an ambitious new objective: Communication with the Humans. After much research most essential humanoid keyword has been determined: “Duck.” Exact meaning and usage of “duck” under continuing evaluation. Following are developing hypotheses and updates thus far.

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Essential duck. Size, shape, and mouth-feel strangely addictive. We hope to acquire more sample ducks soon, as we believe they may appease the Spacemonkey masses.

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Looks like a duck. Squeaks like a duck. Investigation ongoing.

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We no longer believe this to be a duck.

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Human response: “Not a duck–broccoli.” Interesting.

We test all boundaries, growing ever closer to communicative goals.

 

Until next time, your tireless

Space Monkey Twins

 

 

 

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Space Monkey “Duck” Investigations

15 thoughts on “Space Monkey “Duck” Investigations

  1. Bear was saying “duck” about trucks for a long time, and then he called everything “duck,” and now I think he’s back to “duck” meaning actual ducks (which he sometimes refers to simply by quacking?) and trucks and the occasional misc. item.

    Language acquisition is weird.

    • Weird and so fascinating! The slow, slow progression of developments leading toward language. Already, with next to no words, it’s amazing how much I feel like we’re communicating. Sometimes I feel like I’m imagining it, but it’s definitely real.

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