I thought these observations by kids 5-10 years old were sufficiently entertaining to share them. All question are being answered by kids 5-10.

Vinny Hevern


WHAT IS THE PROPER AGE TO GET MARRIED??

"Eighty-four! Because at that age, you don't have to work anymore, and you can spend all your time loving each other in your bedroom."

Judy, 8


"Once I'm done with kindergarten, I'm going to find me a wife!"

Tom, 5


WHAT DO MOST PEOPLE DO ON A DATE??

"On the first date, they just tell each other lies, and that usually gets them interested enough to go for a second date."

Mike, 10


WHEN IS IT OKAY TO KISS SOMEONE??

"You should never kiss a girl unless you have enough bucks to buy her a big ring and her own VCR, 'cause she'll want to have videos of the wedding."

Jim, 10


"Never kiss in front of other people. It's a big embarrassing thing if anybody sees you. But if nobody sees you, I might be willing to try it with a handsome boy, but just for a few hours."

Kally, 9


THE GREAT DEBATE: IS IT BETTER TO BE SINGLE OR MARRIED??

"It's better for girls to be single but not for boys. Boys need somebody to clean up after them!"

Lynette, 9


"It gives me a headache to think about that stuff. I'm just a kid. I don't need that kind of trouble."

Kenny, 7


CONCERNING WHY LOVE HAPPENS BETWEEN TWO PARTICULAR PEOPLE

"No one is sure why it happens, but I heard it has something to do with how you smell. That's why perfume and deodorant are so popular."

Jan, 9


"I think you're supposed to get shot with an arrow or something, but the rest of it isn't supposed to be so painful."

Harlen, 8


ON WHAT FALLING IN LOVE IS LIKE

"Like an avalanche where you have to run for your life."

Roger, 9


"If falling in love is anything like learning how to spell, I don't want to do it. It takes too long."

Leo, 7


ON THE ROLE OF GOOD LOOKS IN LOVE

"If you want to be loved by somebody who isn't already in your family, it doesn't hurt to be beautiful."

Jeanne, 8


"It isn't always just how you look. Look at me. I'm handsome like anything and I haven't got anybody to marry me yet."

Gary, 7


"Beauty is skin deep. But how rich you are can last a long time."

(Christine, 9


CONCERNING WHY LOVERS OFTEN HOLD HANDS

"They want to make sure their rings don't fall off because they paid good money for them."

Dave, 8


CONFIDENTIAL OPINIONS ABOUT LOVE

"I'm in favor of love as long as it doesn't happen when 'The Simpsons' is on television."

Anita, 6


"Love will find you, even if you are trying to hide from it. I have been trying to hide from it since I was five, but the girls keep finding me."

(Bobby, 8


"I'm not rushing into being in love. I'm finding fourth grade hard enough."

Regina, 10


THE PERSONAL QUALITIES NECESSARY TO BE A GOOD LOVER

"One of you should know how to write a check. Because, even if you have tons of love, there is still going to be a lot of bills."

Ava, 8


SOME SUREFIRE WAYS TO MAKE A PERSON FALL IN LOVE WITH YOU

"Tell them that you own a whole bunch of candy stores."

Del, 6


"Don't do things like have smelly, green sneakers. You might get attention, but attention ain't the same thing as love."

Alonzo, 9


"One way is to take the girl out to eat. Make sure it's something she likes to eat. French fries usually works for me."

Bart, 9


HOW CAN YOU TELL IF TWO ADULTS EATING DINNER AT A RESTAURANT ARE IN LOVE?

"Just see if the man picks up the check. That's how you can tell if he's in love."

John, 9


"Lovers will just be staring at each other and their food will get cold. Other people care more about the food."

Brad, 8


"It's love if they order one of those desserts that are on fire. They like to order those because it's just like how their hearts are...on fire."

Christine, 9


WHAT MOST PEOPLE ARE THINKING WHEN THEY SAY "I LOVE YOU"

"The person is thinking: Yeah, I really do love him. But I hope he showers at least once a day."

Michelle, 9


HOW A PERSON LEARNS TO KISS

"You learn it right on the spot when the gooshy feelings get the best of you."

Doug, 7


"It might help to watch soap operas all day."

Carin, 9


WHEN IS IT OKAY TO KISS SOMEONE?

"It's never okay to kiss a boy. They always slobber all over you...That's why I stopped doing it."

Jean, 10


HOW TO MAKE LOVE ENDURE

"Spend most of your time loving instead of going to work."

Tom, 7


"Don't forget your wife's name...That will mess up the love."

Roger, 8


"Be a good kisser. It might make your wife forget that you never take out the trash."

Randy, 8


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