But when it comes to the "baby-talk Lady's" good-bye dance, not to be present was unendurable.
She poured him some and teased gently, "What's the matter, Ronny—back to baby-talk?"
She learned to speak early and while she did not use "baby-talk" she had strange words of her own.
If she does talk 'baby-talk,' I imagine she does it very prettily, and I'm sure I've no objection.
Ruth was no exception; it amused the ladies to watch her cuddle the child and wonder aloud at all her baby-talk.
But now, as she took him in her arms, she astonished them with such eloquence of baby-talk as baby had never heard before.
How often are children spoken to in baby-talk, gush, hollow questions, and a condescension as irritating as coming teeth!
The men89 chattered, the women laughed, and there was an affectation of baby-talk at nearly every table.
After all, however, simplified spelling and baby-talk are but little removed from each other.
From there we worked round the back street to Ryan's stable, McCalmont keeping up his baby-talk for the sake of passing strangers.