Meet Britain's youngest-ever member of Mensa. He can count to 100 in 7 different languages.
· · Jan 24, 2023 · NottheBee.com

Some days I manage to mow the lawn without hurting myself and do the laundry without staining everything. Some days I drop the ball on both.

And you know what, I'm okay with that. I've learned to recognize my strengths.

This kid, on the other hand, is, well, on another level:

A lot of people used the COVID-19 lockdowns as an opportunity to learn something new, but few accomplished what one talented toddler in the U.K. managed to pull off. Teddy Hobbs might be the brainiest little boy in Britain.

Still only four years old, Teddy could count to 100 before he turned two. Now he can do it in seven different languages.

It might take me a minute to name seven different languages, let alone count in any of them. But it wasn't any problem for young Teddy here.

His mother, meanwhile, embodies the best aspects of understated British modesty:

"I just assumed, you know, every child has their own quirk. Each child develops slightly quicker in something else than the other ones, and we just assumed that was his thing," said his mother, Beth.

Oh, Mrs. Hobbs, you thought your toddler son being a seven-times-over polyglot was just "a thing?"

Here's the little fella in action:

Real stinkin' cute and real stinkin' smart. The boy has quite a life ahead of him!


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