I like it when my kids say funny things without realizing they are being funny. P.S. I Hate It Here
is a collection of unintentionally funny kid's letters from camp, collected by Diane Falanga. The letters are presented as scans of the originals, which is great, but I wish they book had included plain-text transcriptions too, because some of the letters are hard to read.
Camp letters are interesting, because it's one of the few times that kids communicate with their parents using the written word. Also, I doubt these letters (or the camp experience) would be as fun if email was allowed at camp.
Here are a few sample letters from the book:
More after the jump.
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