It's all about context

"But is she hot?"

That's the question that my 4 year old son asked his sister in the backseat on the way to dinner tonight. Not something you would expect to hear come out of the mouth of a 4 year old boy.

MacGyver about fell out of the car, laughing.

I was pretty sure he wasn't asking in the context we thought he was asking. And he wasn't. His sister had drawn a picture of a "girl in Africa" and he wanted to know if she was hot. Because, in his mind, it's always hot in Africa.

Context is everything.


- hfs

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