(scene opens in dim cluttered kitchen)
Me: Delta, you didn’t wash dishes the other day. (puts bowl on the stack)
Beta: (stops, holding bagel) Delta?
Beta: You said Delta. He’s not old enough to do dishes yet.
Me: (looks around empty kitchen) Was I looking at you? I don’t care if I called you “Your majesty, Queen Elizabeth”, you know I’m talking to you. So. Your majesty. You didn’t do dishes yesterday. Get on that.
Beta: Right. Sorry. On it.