"Momma, I'm extremely fond of bending paperclips." (T)
"Why are smiling like you are laughing?"
"Well, it's just the words you used. You didn't just say, I like to bend paperclips." (M)
"Oh. That's because I've decided I am going to start using more of the vocabulary that I see in the books I read." (T)
Conversation with Thomas on the walk home from school.
Thomas, age 9