When I see the deer in the headlights look in my childrens' eyes when I utter this verbiage I wonder if maybe, somewhere, back in their developing minds an idiot savant is reasonably questioning me thinking, "Where is this unreachable place, Away, that you speak of?"
Sometimes, I just want to
From Dictionary.com: (28th definition for "put" under verb phrases)
put away - to put in the designated place for storage
I am going to print signs in the largest font an 8x11 can handle, laminate them, and place them on every wall in the house:
PUT AWAY = PUT IN THE DESIGNATED PLACE FOR STORAGE
Then I am going to have to draw little pictures in crayon for my non-readers.
"Oh, look Flower, Mommy mad that in RED crayon. She must really mean it this time."