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Our preschooler loves Fancy Nancy books, and "fancy words". So do we. In fact, Scott and I amuse ourselves by filling her brain with the biggest words possible and encouraging her to use them in place of their more common counterparts. For instance, she'll typically tell me her breakfast is "delectable". Often, she'll call out to Scott by shouting "paternal unit" instead of "Daddy".
While amusing, this cute little parlor trick can backfire. Sometimes they don't remember or pronounce these "fancy" words just right. So imagine our concern after teaching her at dinner that the fancy word for "chew" is masticate.