Penelope, almost six, has a new joke.
“Want to see my treasure?” she asked.
“Sure,” I said.
Then she turned around, pulled down her pants and mooned me.
Right there in the kitchen.
“Get it?” she giggled.
I didn’t. But I was laughing anyway.
“Pirate treasure is called booty,” she explained.
The key to building one’s vocabulary is to put new words to use. After all.