Isaac: “You know what word has been creeping me out? ‘Overbudget.’ It’s just creepy.”
Isaac: “What did one chicken say to the other chicken?
Paige: “I don’t know. What did the chicken say?”
Isaac: “You qwack me up!”
Paige: “Um, you mean ‘duck’?”
Isaac: “Why would a chicken say ‘duck’?”
Cub Scout Leader: “What would you do if someone you don’t know asks you to get in the car with them?”
Various Scouts: “Run Away!” “Call 911!” “Tell Your Mom!”
Isaac: “What if they are bad guys who have disguised themselves as your Mom and Dad and the disguises are really good and you can’t tell they are disguises?”
Richard [hissing from back of the room, after an evening of this]: “Isaac! Why do you think I’m sitting here holding my head in my hands? Why do you think my head hurts?!”
This is a revised post. I misread the tone and intent of the article “Losing Face” in the Appendix. The author and editors quickly listened to my concerns, and I decided I was wrong and hot-headed (not news to some of you). So there’s nothing to look at here. Go read the article, and pay attention to the last line, which flew over my head.