(Scene opens in mini-van, three of four children at top volume)
Husband: (pulls three dollars from his pocket) Okay! Hear this! I have a dollar for everyone who can keep their mouth shut until we get home!
Husband: (drops one dollar) Beta’s out.
Beta: (outraged) …what! Wait! WAIT !THAT’S NOT FAIR I WAS JUST ACKNOWLEDGING I HEARD YOU! (proceeds to complain for the next twenty five miles)
Gamma: (hums to herself)
Delta: (stone silent)
Me: (laughs silently for the next thirty miles, pulling a rib muscle)