JumpStart by Robb Armstrong for March 28, 2010
Joe says, "Mom, can I drop off the kids with you?" Dot says, "Sure! When will you be picking them back up?" Joe thinks, "I hate when she tries to pin me down like this" Dot says, "So? will you pick the kids up on Friday or Saturday?" Joe says, "Hmm... let's see... I'm debating..." Dot says, "A debate is a discussion involving more than one person" Dot says, "It's better to say that you're 'thinking it over'" Dot says, "Or 'trying to decide'" Dot says, "But don't say 'debating'" Dot says, "You can't debate with yourself." Joe 1 says, "Let's stop talking to mom" Joe 2 says, "Don't say that! She's our mother!"