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8 or so bees in my bonnet

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kids on love [May. 17th, 2013|09:25 pm]
8 or so bees in my bonnet
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how do two people wind up falling in love?

andrew aged 6: 'one of the people has freckles so he finds somebody else that has freckles too.'

mae aged 9: 'no-one is sure why it happens, but i heard it has something to do with how you smell...that's why perfume and deodorant are so popular.'

manuel aged 8: 'i think you are supposed to get shot with an arrow or something, but the rest of it isn't supposed to be so painful.'

what is falling in love like?

john aged 9: 'like an avalanche where you have to run for your life.'

glenn aged 7: 'if falling in love is anything like learning how to spell, i don't want to do it. it takes too long.'

how important is beauty in love?

anita aged 6: 'if you want to be loved by someone who isn't already in your family, it doesn't hurt to be beautiful.'

brian aged 7:'it isn't always just how you look. look at me. i'm handsome as anything and i haven't got anyone to marry me yet.'

charlotte aged 9: 'beauty is skin deep. but how rich you are can last a long time.'

why do lovers hold hands?

gavin aged 8: 'they want to make sure their rings don't fall off because they paid good money for them.'

john aged 9: 'they are just practising for when they might have to walk down the aisle someday and do the matchimony thing.'

what's your personal opinion about love?

jill aged 6: 'i'm favour of love as long as it doesn't happen when 'dinosaurs' is on television.'

floyd aged 9: 'love is foolish...but i still might try it sometime.'

dave aged 8: 'love will find you, even if you are trying to hide from it. i've been trying to hide from it since i was five, but the girls keep finding me.'

regina aged 10: 'i'm not rushing into being in love. i'm finding forth grade hard enough.'

what's a surefire way of making someone fall in love with you?

del aged 6: 'tell them you own a whole bunch of sweet shops.'

camille aged 9: 'shake your hips and hope for the best'

reflections on the nature of love

greg aged 8: 'love is the most important thing in the world, but baseball is pretty good.'