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    The Darndest Things: One-Upping

    April 15, 2008 by Brandy Vencel

    There was an interesting conversation in our car on the way to the grocery store last night. I’m not exactly sure where it came from, but it ended up in one-upping mode. You know how it works. One person tries to make their situation or skill or quality or whatever better than the previous person. That sort of thing.

    So our son declares, “My ears are better than your ears.”

    Instantly degenerating into childishness, my husband and I declare, “No, they aren’t!”

    To which our son replies, “Yes they are! Right now, I can hear lady bugs.

    So there.

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