Dramatis personae: Me; Hooper, our 2 1/2-year-old son.
Scene: In the car on the way to day care.
Me: Hey, Hooper, look at that cement truck!
Hooper: Daddy! Issa beeg cement truck!
Me: Yup. And you see what’s on it?
Hooper: Yeah. Dots!
Me: What color are they?
Me: That’s right! Blue dots!
Hooper: What’s that about?