9 Chickweed Lane by Brooke McEldowney for September 21, 2010
Juliette says, "Gran says she didn't take any time to get used to Vienna. She's speaking German just about exclusively… and someone yesterday addressed her as Gnadige Frau Kiesl." Edda says, "What will you do now with both of us out of the house?" Juliette says, "Oh, I'll take up the slack." Elliott says, "Would you like some whipped cream in your cup of hot cocoa?" Elliott says, "And may I interject that as much as you liked my metaphor..." Elliott says, "...I have my reservations about your idiom."