Classic Fred. Simon won.
FRED….grab that cake! It was meant to be!
Did you put it away Dear?
How tactfully put, I’ll have to remember that one when addressing the next tall tale.
You do realize tthat we have no way of knowing how much of the cake was missing before his small slice, right?
Fred the private eye detective!
Sadly, dear is as economical with cake as I am.
There’s quite a bit of history behind Fred’s expression: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Economical_with_the_truth
I see them looking at each other, but I suspect she is all the more glad.