Elliot and I were on our way to an early parent/teacher conference after a less-than-stellar progress report. Elliot was a little nervous, understandably, and making small talk as we drove.
He: I don’t really like this shirt.
Me: Then why did you wear it?
He: It’s light blue and it’s known that light blue calms people and makes the wearer seem more trustworthy and likable, and… OH NO!!!
He: Both my teachers have degrees in psychology!! They will totally see through my attempt!!!