At dinner:

Sarah: Why is there foil on the pizza, Daddy?
Dad: To keep it warm, sweetie.
Sarah: Why?
Dad: ‘Cause of thermodynamics and stuff.
Sarah: Why?
Dad: ‘Cause of those guys who came after Newton.
Sarah: …
Sarah: Why were they chasing him?
Dad: He shot a man in Reno.
Sarah: Mom, why are you laughing? It’s not funny!

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  1. Grandma Says:

    Mom is laughing because she’s looking back in time to her own family dinner table when she lost her gullibility.

  2. Grandma Says:

    An, incidentally, learned never to let her father near her with a scissors.

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