My daughter's in 4th grade and frequently comes home from school with colorful stories about the playground bullies. As Brooke describes it, these boys follow the girls around, singing songs about "lesbians," "manginas" and "you know, ladies who have penises." Right.
So, at dinner last night, we were talking about it and what might be the best way to deal with the situation. My 6th grade son, who has always been his sister's biggest fan and fiercest protector, earnestly offers this suggestion:
BRAD: You know, Brooke -- just make it like that movie Dad was watching last night...'Book Club.'
MOM & DAD: Huh?
BRAD: Yeah, you know -- 'Book Club!' "The first rule of Book Club is don't talk about Book Club."
MOM: *leaving table, because she just peed a little*
Ok, so when Edward Norton makes that sequel, Brad Pitt's character is totally gonna be played by Oprah.
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