Betsy: Ramona, why are the Snoopy, Buzz Lightyear and Abominable Snowman figurines staring at our caterpillars?
Ramona: They're not staring. They're commentating.
Atticus: Is all this shouting necessary?
Ramona: Shouting exercises not only your vocal chords but your jaw!
(Mary Ellen thinks she's going to be a lawyer.)