Perhaps because he’s a giant 8-year-old trying to fit into a baby shopping cart?
Jack: Guess what? “Friend” totally eats stuff off the cafeteria floor at school.
me: Ew, come on Jack, no way..,
Jack: He totally does! One time he found a cookie under the table and he picked it up and ate it!
me: I hope you don’t do any gross things like that?
Jack: It wasn’t even in a wrapper. And it had a bite taken out of it.