My kids like to get those Star Wars dictionary and encyclopedia books from the library. They study them. They pore over them. And they know most of the names of the characters. But not all of them. And unfortunately, neither do I.
Like most kids, they often like to suddenly “transform” into a character role. Not necessarily from Star Wars, sometimes it will be, “Mama, I’m a police officer!” or “Mama, I’m an elf!” or whatever.
But this day it is Star Wars. And they’ve picked two Jedi characters whose names they do not know. So they simply describe them.
We’re in the aisle of Home Depot and several people are walking by:
They then proceed to argue (loudly) about whether the penis head guy could defeat the horny guy.
“I’m the penis head guy and I will defeat you, horny guy!”
It was 100% beyond explanation to people passing by with confused and amused and shocked looks. So I just ignored them and wished that I was wearing my robe.
Endure any embarrassing in public moments lately?
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