On the subject of the relative cost of items one might wish to purchase:
Leah, talking about the car my mum won with a $10 raffle ticket: *I'd* like to win a car for $10. You can't even buy a hermit crab for $10.
On the subject of what one might like to eat for breakfast:
Me: What do you want for breakfast?
Rachel: I'll have some of that crispy stuff the locals call "toast".
On the subject of intellectual property law:
My conversation with Leah as she worked on a cat-themed costume for Superhero Day at school:
Me: Who are you going to be anyway? Cat Woman?
Leah: No! Cat Woman is copyrighted. I'm Kitty Girl.
On the subject of anatomy:
Rachel, swimming in next door's pool: It's way deeper than our pool, I can't even touch bottom with the palms of my feet.
On the subject of tween pop idols:
Leah and I watching a Justin Bieber music video on YTV between programs:
Me: So, do you think he's cute?
Leah: Justin Bieber? Seriously??? [rolls eyes] What am I? Six?
On the subject of the appropriateness of names in popular culture:
Rae, playing with Leah's Star Wars action figures: Why is the hairy guy partners with Han Solo?
Me: You mean Chewbacca?
Rae: Yeah, why is Chewbacca Han Solo's partner? He shouldn't have a partner.
Me: Why not?
Rae: Duh! Han *Solo*[meaningful look from under raised eyebrows].....So...Lo? [looks at me all disgusted with my obvious stupidity]
On the subject of proper evil overlord etiquette, when one has not quite heard the lingo correctly:
Rachel and Leah, in the pool during a water fight with pump squirters:
Leah: Oh no, I'm out of ammo!!
Rae: Bwhahahahaha [excellent evil laugh]. Now you will pay! Now. You. Will. Feel. My. Raft!