me: "Dad, what is your favorite color?."
dad: "Ooooh, oooh! Blue. Why?"
me: "I am writing a picture book and the main character is named Marvin and he has a favorite color."
dad: "A dashing fellow no doubt?"
me: "'Sort of. He's a marshmallow."
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