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    Smile Guess the Meaning

    Hello. Could you guess what the underlined parts mean in this context below?
    Please help. Thank you.

    (These sentences are from a children's book.)
    --- "We really need to go to the math museum," I said.
    "Mmmffffllgpp," Benedict said, nodding in agreement as he chewed a mouthful of his bun.
    "This really is all your fault," I said.


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    Re: Guess the Meaning

    He's talking with his mouth full. You're not supposed to be able to understand what he is saying.

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    Re: Guess the Meaning

    Benedict was a baby. The word 'infant' is derived from the Greek for 'unable to speak'. Make of what he says whatever you choose. You might be wrong or you might be right. (He'll let you know if you're wrong and he means 'I'm hungry'. )


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