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Classic Baby Talk -

Wednesday June 18, 2008
Classic baby talk

SMALL, vulnerable and living symbols connecting the past to the future, babies capture the hearts of those they meet. English idioms frequently centre on infants, but while some images are cute and cuddly, more focus on the noise and fuss they make when unhappy.

We take a look at the meanings and origins of some classic baby talk.

A babe in the woods

Someone who is innocent and therefore easily tricked.

This phrase comes from an Elizabethan story, ę…¨hildren in the Wood
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