Actual snippet of conversation from this evening with my husband. To understand this, when we are speaking of “Ship” and “Dragon” we are actually playing with two stuffed animals that are usually tossed on the couch.
Ship = A fairly round sheep:
Dragon: an awesome “crystal” dragon with the softest wee feets:
Me: Stop scooting* Ship on Dragon!
Husband: He’s got the Ninja Scoots! You can’t see ‘im coming. *slyly drags Ship’s butt up to the Dragon* SCOOT, SCOOT, SCOOT!
Me: No! Dragon-chan says NO! You can’t scoot on me! *cute feets stomp on Ship*
Husband: *turning Ship’s head and grinning* You can’t defeat me! I’m ROUND! SCOOT, SCOOT, SCOOT!
Me: Dammit! You KNOW that has to win!
Yes. We can be incredibly silly chez RoundShape. And yes, such a simple thing, a positive reference to being round as a substitute for winning as opposed to losing? Totally made my day. Maybe it will make yours too. Or at least make you grin and shake your head.
*Scoots. Or, more affectionally and long-worded: The Butt Scoots. That action your cat or dog makes when it has some left-over clingy-bits on their bottom and have decided that the most immediate, nay BEST manner of removing said bits, is to SCOOT their bottom along your carpet, dragging themselves along in a Scoot, Scoot, Scoot motion. Yeah. Scoots.