Question Tyme: Daddy, why is your nose connected to your ear?

Question Tyme: Daddy, why is your nose connected to your ear?

In (metaphysical) conversation with Harry, aged 5.75. Owned again. Here’s how it went down…

– Daddy… Why is your nose connected to your ear?

– Actually not sure, Harry – I’ll have to look it up, wait a second [GOOGLES, FINDS LOTS ON HOW NOTHING ON WHY]. So I can’t find out why they’re connected…

– Why not Daddy?

– Because no one’s asked that question before.

– Oh. Why do you think they’re connected, Daddy?

– I’m not sure. I think it’s probably just how our bodies are built.

– Oh. Who built our bodies, Daddy?

– Um. [ENTERING DODGY TERRITORY] Some people think we used to be monkeys and our bodies have changed over thousands of years. Others say God built us.

– God the Builder?

– No that’s Bob. Bob the Builder.

– Oh. Did Bob build our bodies?

– Not Bob, God.

– Ah. So God built our bodies?

– Well, that’s what some people think. Others think we came from Monkeys.

– What do you think, Daddy?

– [TRYING TO LEAVE IT AS OPEN AS POSSIBLE] I’m not sure actually.

– You don’t know much, do you Daddy? Mummy will know.

– …



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