Captain Hook: You, the cute little urchin in the front row, won’t you share your thoughts with the whole class?
Maggie: Yes, I said mommy reads to us every night, because she loves us very much.
Captain Hook: Loves you? Isn’t that the, uh, the…
Smee: The L word, Captain.
Captain Hook: Ooh, yes. No, child, your mother wants to read to you every night in order to stupefy to sleep, so that she and daddy could sit down for three measly minutes without you. And your mindless, inexhaustible, unstoppable, repetitive, and nagging demands: He took my toy! She hit my bear! I want a party! I want a cookie! I want to stay up! I want, I want, I want, me, me, me, me, mine, mine, mine, mine, now, now, now!
So maybe the whole story doesn’t relate, but the “I want, I want, I want, me, me, me, mine, mine, mine, now, now, now” seems to be uttered quite a bit lately, and I think Mr. Gloss may have some opinions about the “inexhaustible, unstoppable, repetitive and nagging demands”. 🙂
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