A new mum had the shock of her life when her eight-month-old son uttered his first words – greeting her with a cheeky "alright bruv".
Parents Carmen Bish, 22, and Keiren Parsons, 26, were listening to their son Bode babbling away to himself when he suddenly spoke for the first time.
In the clip, the baby is gurgling and moving his mouth when he suddenly blurts out a phrase that sounds a lot like "alright bruv".
Carmen jokes in the clip: "I waited eight months for his first words to be alright bruv."
"Bode, Keiren, and I were just chilling together. He was on his changing table chatting away so I got my camera out and filmed him," the mum, from Kent, explained.
"We didn't even notice at first! We were showing my parents the video and I thought I heard him say something, so I played it again and we all burst out laughing.
"I can't believe his first words were, 'Alright bruv'!"
Carmen posted the video online to her @carmenbish0 TikTok account after encouragement from her amused family, particularly her dad.
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She said: "I literally made a TikTok account Saturday morning, posted it, and then deleted the app.
"On Monday, Keiren went into work as usual and his work colleagues mentioned that the video has about 50k views.
"He came home and told me, so I decided to download the app again. By the time I'd checked it was up to 1 million views!"
The video was "liked" more than 300,000 times and thousands of people left comments, with many saying it's adorable.
One person said: "I didn't choose this life, this life chose me."
"Twenty Benson and a racket of Blue Rizla," quipped a second user.
Someone else called the baby a "real geezer" and another joked: "He'll be drinking Stella in a few months."
According to the NHS, babies normally start babbling and experimenting with making sounds from eight months old and might say simple words like "mama" or "dada".
They often understand more words than they can say and might start to use sign language like pointing or nodding.
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