Actual conversation with my nephew from today…

Me: JPL. It stands for Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Nephew: I’ll just call it JPL.

Me: No. Come on. Say ‘Jet’.

Nephew: Jet.

Me: Propulsion.

Nephew: *hesitates* Propulsion.

Me: Laboratory.

Nephew: …

Me: Laboratory.

Nephew: Nope.

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