Actual Dialogue at the Drout House This Evening
Dad: Time for bedtime reading.
Daughter: Now we can start Life, the Universe, and Everything. It's going to be awesome.
Dad: Yes, well, about that, sweetie: the print in Life, the Universe, and Everything is really small.
Dad: I can't find my reading glasses. We'll have to read the Iliad until they turn up.
Daughter: This is so not fair...
Dad: Sing in me, O Muse, the wrath of Achilles...