Your Editors Must Excuse Ourselves for a Moment

Mother: Just a few more blocks, honey.
Six‐year‐old girl: Oh… Okay.
(a few seconds later)
Six‐year‐old girl: Mommy, I really need to go now.
Mother: Just a few more blocks, Angie. A few more blocks.
Six‐year‐old girl: But mom, I can’t wait.
Mother: You’re doing good, Angie. Just a few more blocks. Calm down.
(long pause)
Six‐year‐old girl: Mommy!
Mother, annoyed: What?
Girl: It’s… coming out of my vagina!

–E 86th St

Overheard by: Dylan Sparrow