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    Moms sink

    Hi, does "Moms sink" mean that there is a Dad's one and a kids' one or more, and everybody has his/her own sink?
    "Rowley didnt want to get his hair wet, so he wore a shower cap we found underneath Moms sink." (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Double Down, Jeff Kinney).

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    Re: Moms sink

    We can only infer from the quoted sentence that Mom has her own sink. We can't tell how many other sinks there are for the rest of the family.

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    Re: Moms sink

    I wonder if it looks normal to you that Mom (or whoever) has her own sink?
    Last edited by meliss; 30-Jan-2020 at 09:51.

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    The wimpy kid is telling us about his home life. We've no right to judge.

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    I am not judging at all, I just try to learn our culture differences.

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    Re: Moms sink

    Fair enough.

    Knowing nothing about the book, I get the impression that Mom is a strong character and the undisputed boss of the kitchen (in other rooms, sinks are usually called wash-basins).

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    Actually the Mom’s sink is in the bathroom here. "After we wrapped things up in the kitchen, we went upstairs to film the bathroom scenes. Rowley didn’t want..."

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    Re: Moms sink

    It's probably in the bathroom attached to "Mom's room" (that is, the master bedroom). The kids think of it as Mom's sink, cause it's in Mom's bathroom.

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    Right. The shower cap should have given me a clue that it wasn't in the kitchen. It might be in a bathroom with two wash-basins—the other being Pop's sink—and the children having their own bathroom.

    Is there nothing in the diary giving you a clue about this?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Is there nothing in the diary giving you a clue about this?
    Unfortunately, no.

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