- Daddy, do I have something white on one of my ears?
- (checks) Yes, you have a white stain on your left ear… how come?
- Ah. You see, sometimes, when I brush my teeth, the toothpaste moves around on me. That’s where it must have ended up.
If my son should have picked up my predilection for making people’s days just that bit more surreal, then he is doing quite well.