Pulling a bit of fluff from the top of her stuffed Pooh Bear's fraying head, she said, "Mommy ... we call this brain tissue."
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A couple of days ago, Ramona asked for help zipping her jeans.
"Zip it, Mommy!" she said.
Then, on reflection, she added, "I mean the clothes-kind of 'zip it' ... not the [and at this, she pinched her thumb and forefinger together, and pulled them across her lips] mean kind of 'zip-it.' That would be a mean kind of 'zip-it', but I mean the other kind."