Thursday, June 29, 2006

Like bread

I'm on the phone with my cousin, catching up. She asks what grade my oldest is in.
I say, "He'll be in second this fall." When I hang up, he's waiting.

"Mom, just say I'm rising."
"Rising?" I'm confused.
"Yes, I'm rising up into second grade."

Ah. Rising.

Advancing or becoming higher or greater in degree or value or status.
"rising." WordNet 1.7.1. Princeton University, 2001. 30 Jun. 2006.