Calvin was just watching Desperate Housewives with me, and somewhere in there, this question made a spark in his mind:
Calvin: “Mom, what does cannibalism mean?”
Me: “It’s when you eat people.”
The follow up is what kills me:
Cal: “Then why would people have to ‘practice’ it?”
Whereupon I tried, fruitlessly, to explain how not all uses of the word ‘practice’ denote attempting to improve one’s performance.