1. "There are swears. They are just like 'mama's angry words.' You kids can't use them."
    Me. Nonetheless, waiting for a teacher's note that one of them dropped "I'm in the shit now, somebody gotta shovel it" when asked how things are going at home.
  2. "Play the 'Crazy King Song'!"
    The six-year-old's request.
  3. "Wait. Where's 'Right Hand Man'?"
    When they are not paying attention.
  4. "So, we do or do not like Thomas Jefferson?"
    The 11-year-old.