Henry is choking on a mouthful of carrot.

Henry: *cough* *hack-hack*

He picks up the water cup by his plate. It is empty.

Henry: *cough* Can I *hack* have *cough-cough* some *cough*  H  *hack*  2  *cough-hack-cough*  Oh?  *cough*

Erin pours him a cup. He drinks. Crisis averted.

Erin: Wouldn't it have been easier to have just said "water?"

Henry: Mum. I'm a scientist.


Craig Wesley said...

All the more reason *never* to allow soda pop in the house. Imagine him painstakingly reeling off all those chemicals, element by element?

Misty said...