A converstaion overheard between my 2 eldest boys this morning…
Zak: “Foxes invented Fruit Kebabs, Luke, did you know that?”
Luke: “What, Foxes? They invented Kebabs with Fruit on? Fruit on a stick?!”
Zak: “Yep! They did”.
Me: “Yes, Luke”
Luke: “Zak said Foxes invented Fruit Kebabs…but Foxes have paws not hands so how do they make them?!”
Me: “Are you being serious???”
Luke: “Yes! Zak said Foxes invented Fruit Kebabs and I wanted to check with you if he was lying or not…”
Me: “Zak, did you mean Foxes Class at school?”
Zak: “Yes Mummy! Not real Foxes, that would be silly!”
Me: “Yes, wouldn’t it be silly, Luke…?”
(Luke looks embarrassed and goes a shade of pink)
Luke: “I didn’t know that’s what Zak meant, I thought he meant that Foxes that live outside invented Fruit Kebabs. I know they like eating from bins but not fruit on a stick…”
And that Ladies and Gents, is the epitome of taking something literally, regardless of how stuid or unfeasible it sounds.
(Bangs head on table)