Drum roll please...
Last night the timbit said his first official word! (That is, his first recognizable word other than da-da-da and maaaaa.) Clear as day, as Ben is my witness, our baby said:
He repeated the word several times and was, indeed, holding a toy cheese in his chubby little hand.
I laughed right out loud because his declaration was surprising similar to that of a certain young red-haired friend.