'My Clever Boy' has always had a fascination with cars and a couple of years ago had a particular interest in Mini's. So we had no concerns about watching the iconic and original film 'The Italian Job', mainly for the scenes of the minis racing around.
But that was a few years ago and it is still a film we still watch occasionally but now my two are older and are recognising and mimicking things they hear and see including;
I never know whether to be proud of their cultural awareness or to cringe at the words coming out of their mouths. They have never used the words in any other context, and my son in particular even manages to impersonate Michael Caine's cockney accent and both have perfected the inflections used to emphasise the word 'bloody'.
To be honest I normally find it really funny and I have been known to encourage them to 'perform' to Grandparents but I do wonder if really I should be stopping them.
I'd love to know your thoughts?