Ba-dum dum!

On the way home in the car tonight, Pearl and Fainjin were taking turns telling knock-knock “jokes”.  Babess laughed uproariously at all of them, bless her.  Fainjin’s jokes were all essentially the same: “-Knock-knock.  -Who’s there? -Fire-engine -Fire-engine who? -Fire-engine goes wee-ooo wee-ooo” (cue raucous laughter from the cheap seats).

Eventually even Pearl got sick of this and – in the form of a knock-knock joke – told him to knock-knock it off with the fire-engine jokes.  “Your turn!” she said.

“Knock knock!”

“Who’s there?”

“Police car…”

A while ago I wrote about clearing out Pearl’s clothes, and being constitutionally unable to throw away pairs of tights just because they had great big holes in the knees.  I now have a couple of prototype sock puppets to take to daycare:


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