(Referring to the STEM filed trip the day before)
Her: After “Dry Ice” I said “Liquid Nitrogen” because that was the other fancy word that came to my mind.
Me: When you call Nitrogen a fancy word, you don’t sound intelligent.
Her: But it is a fancy word!
Me: (after a little thought) Do you think Toothbrush is a fancy word?
Me: That’s because you use it every day, you know what it looks like, what you can do with it…
Her: Oh, so Nitrogen is not a fancy word for scientists because they use it every day?
Me: Maybe not every day, but they know it very intimately.