I can hear them from the laundry, babbling along as they usually are. Children #2, #3 and #4 as well as the big Dadda.
This is how it went.
Child #2 – Hey, what goes black, white, black, white, black, white?
no one answers
Child #2 – A Nun rolling down a hill. (That good Catholic education is paying off I see) She is now laughing, which of course sets everyone off into a giggle.
Child #2 – What goes Black, white ha ha ha ha (and continues laughing)
Child #2 – The Nun who pushed her (and is now in fits of laughter)
Dadda – Ok, so what goes Black, White and is red all over?
Children #3 and #4 pipe up in LOUD unison – A FROZEN FIREBENDER!!! (what the? )
Child #4 ooh ooh ooh, I know… a sunburned penguin!
Daddy – No.. it’s a newpaper.
Child #2 Why is a newspaper red?
Child #2 oh, it’s read!
Child #4 ooooh, I GET IT. I get it. A newspaper is sunburned.
Lord help me.