Tonight we're playing with Charlie's favorite food (Play-Doh) and Dixie messes something up on the intricate combination of balls and snakes that she was working on. Frustrated, she says, "Oh, Jesus!"
Mommy stares at her, "What did you say?"
In a patient and explaining kind of tone, she replies, "I said 'Oh, Jesus.' "
"Really, you said what?" She clearly is not catching on the the fact that this is the point in the conversation where you attempt to fake contrition.
"I said 'Oh' and then I said 'Jesus.' I said 'Oh, Jesus.' "