8yo: [on way to bathroom] you know, i don’t understand why men use yourEENals instead of just sitting down like us.
8yo: you know, yourEENals. they use them standing up instead of sitting down. and they don’t even flush, they have a drain.
me: [light bulb goes on; starts laughing] you mean urinals. [thinking wtf are we discussing urinals for??????]
8yo: i can’t say that correctly. i mean, if they don’t flush, there could be serious consequences. serious problems.
me: [still laughing] uh, it’s easier and quicker for them to do things standing up.
8yo: [thinks about this] hmm
me: [praying that we don’t have to discuss WHY and this conversation can end]…..
8yo: [walks away]
me: [sags in relief and goes back to eating breakfast]