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These Tweets About Kids Renaming Random Things Prove That Kids Are Way Smarter Than Us

Would you rather ride in a boring old elevator or in an uppy room?

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Bestselling author Tessa Dare recently shared this tweet about the awesome name her friend's kid gave to a simple crow.

My friend’s 5-year-old just saw a crow and called it a “Halloween eagle.” And a child shall lead us. It is known. This is the new name for the bird-formally-known-as-crow. You know what to do, @MerriamWebster.

Naturally, Twitter did its thing — resulting in the most delightful thread of the perfect names kids have given to everyday things.

@MerriamWebster / Via Twitter: @MerriamWebster

1. You'll never look at a cactus the same way.

@d_cd_c / Via Twitter: @d_cd_c

2. Can you think of anything cooler than a battle unicorn?

@ZoeJTuinman / Via Twitter: @ZoeJTuinman

3. Well, this is certainly the most elegant way to put it.

@brettspiel / Via Twitter: @brettspiel

4. I'd much rather ride in an uppy room.

But...how do I get back down?
@tanderny / Via Twitter: @tanderny

But...how do I get back down?

5. If the uppy room is full, you can always ride the robot stairs.

@HunterCampbell / Via Twitter: @HunterCampbell

6. Because penguins are just as wise!

@jess2780 / Via Twitter: @jess2780

7. And now you will never not call them "pizza bones."

@Skorpeo / Via Twitter: @Skorpeo

8. Looks like it's time for Kraft to re-brand a classic.

@cbaskerville / Via Twitter: @cbaskerville

9. Welp. This is just adorable.

@seastarbatita / Via Twitter: @seastarbatita

10. I've heard the Boston Symphony has an excellent tooty parp section this season.

@ella_bella_blue / Via Twitter: @ella_bella_blue

11. Deodorant makers, listen up — this is a real marketing opportunity right here.

@hotwirefences / Via Twitter: @hotwirefences

12. This sounds like the beginning of a new hipster movement.

@janna_rpw / Via Twitter: @janna_rpw

13. Isn't this what every parent calls these things?

@livlab / Via Twitter: @livlab

14. Sometimes it's just the most obvious thing to say.

@msjennywatson / Via Twitter: @msjennywatson

15. Didn't the Flamingo Witches play Coachella last year?

@jilliank245 / Via Twitter: @jilliank245

16. You can always substitute "coffee peanut" or "soda peanut."

@MrsLucan / Via Twitter: @MrsLucan

17. This makes total sense. It's been pull-it paper all along!

@TessaDare @MerriamWebster @ 4yrs old my daughter called toilet paper ... pull-it-paper she thought that’s what everybody was saying whenever they said toilet paper. In her head it made sense because you pull it. So now me and my husband still call it pull-it-paper to this day my daughter is now 22 😂 https://t.co/awZnWOZQ3p

18. Children are pure of heart and they can see things that we cannot.

@MissKTampaBay / Via Twitter: @MissKTampaBay

19. This 5-year-old is operating on a whole different level.

@a_resistress / Via Twitter: @a_resistress

20. The loveliest and realest definition of dreams.

@lama_j / Via Twitter: @lama_j

21. All hail the tiny king of literal names for everyday things.

@erdoland / Via Twitter: @erdoland

22. And finally, we need a little more "happy at you" in the world.

@Bubalooey / Via Twitter: @Bubalooey

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