a-b: You’re not an ankle-biter.
me: What’s an ankle-biter?
a-b: It means young child.
me: Are you an ankle-biter?
me: Where’d you learn that?
a-b: It’s an Australian word. I read it in a Magic School Bus book.
me: When do you stop being an ankle-biter?
a-b: Maybe when I’m 18.
me: Did you learn any other words?
a-b: Fair dinkum. It means honest.
me: How do you spell that?
O he knew how to spell it too. I hope he’s as good with his art vocab!