Mom, read­ing about uni­corns to ten-year-old son: The uni­corn was a sym­bol of Christ, its head in the vir­gin Mary’s lap…
Son: Wait, wait, wait! Mary was a vir­gin?!

–Mu­se­um of Nat­ur­al His­to­ry, Myth­ic Crea­tures Ex­hib­it