Monday, January 30, 2017
A Basketball for Marcus
Marcus: Jan bought me a basketball Saturday. I loved it!
Percy: For all of 30 seconds and then you figured out how to sink your teeth into it.
Marcus: Isn't that what balls are for, to chew on?
Percy: No, that's what chew toys are for.
Marcus: But that was such a great chew toy. I thanked Jan for it.
Percy: Yes, you did. You thanked her by deflating the basketball. And after you did that, you thanked her by biting her toe - right through her shoe. She's not happy about the hole in her shoe or her toe.
Marcus: I said I was sorry, but it was her own fault for sticking her foot in my mouth. She knows my teeth are razor sharp.
Percy: She did not stick her foot in your mouth. You two were playing soccer with a deflated basketball ... By the way, doesn't that seem a bit strange to you?
Marcus: No. It seems perfectly normal to me.
Percy: If you say so. To continue, you two were playing soccer with a deflated basketball and when she kicked the ball, you tried to block it, but missed and bit Jan's toe. How is that her fault?
Marcus: If she wanted to keep all her toes, she shouldn't have let me deflate the ball.
Percy: How was she supposed to stop you?
Marcus: She wasn't, I guess. I just opened my mouth as wide as possible and sank my teeth into the ball.
Percy: So when the time comes to write your obituary, whichever one of us is still around can tell everyone your best feature was your big mouth?
Marcus: Yes. NO!!! Don't tell anyone that.
Percy: Okay, I won't tell anyone. *mumble* Except in this post.