DAISY: I like legs, Mummy.
ME: (nonplussed) Do you, love?
DAISY: Yes. I like my legs.
ME: Well, that’s good, then.
DAISY: I like Samson’s legs. (Samson is a cat)
ME: Does Samson have nice legs, then?
DAISY: Yes. And I like Samson’s ears.
ME: Well, yes, he does have quite nice ears.
DAISY: Samson’s ears are dirty.
ME: Are they?
This sort of conversation is getting increasingly common around here. To some statements, though, it’s very difficult to know what the answer is…