"We don't say 'jerk' around here...right?" asked Kellen on the way to Wal-Mart.
I confirmed for the tenth time in two hours that 'jerk' was on our no-no list.
"Neither is 'whatever major loser,'" said Camber.
I reminded them that anyone who said any of these things "for real" would earn a free meal at Taco Tim's, an in-house chili pepper bar.
Just thinking about the jar of jalapeños in the refrigerator caused Cortlen to claw at his tongue.
"I am definitely never going to call you a poop face," he said in my direction.
The entire back seat erupted in raucous laughter.
Taco Tim's complete collection of spicy condiments spent the rest of the day giving off threatening stares from the kitchen counter.