View Single Post
  #21  
September 13th, 2012, 06:29 PM
PurpleQueen PurpleQueen is offline
First Timer!!!
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Cali, USA
Posts: 4,223
Quote:
Originally Posted by mama0807 View Post
I do not use this saying. I think children should be able to contribute to the dinner table conversation and I always took this saying to mean that kids were not allowed to speak if the adults were, ykwim?

I'm a fan of indoor voice/outdoor voice, though.
ditto im thinking it was more recently used to keep kids from always interrupting adults trying to have a conversation
Reply With Quote