Or whatever the next generation of wordless things would be. Not that I’m ever wordless, remember? Like now, I’m still talking and you’re still reading. That’s kind of funny that I’m controlling you as I type this. And you all have the nerve to wonder where Jack gets “it” from. His Dad? As if.
Jack: I have to get to camp on time tomorrow, I just HAVE to!
me: But Jack, you can’t go on the swimming trip with your hurt arm.
Jack: No, I just want to have ALL the attention focused on ME!
Jack: Promise, I will have everyone’s COMPLETE attention??
me: I’m sure everyone will notice.
Jack: That’s why casts and slings are SO very important at this age.