Ma: I think I just lost the student who needs me most.
Laura: But Ma, he's just dumb Abel!
Ma: What did you say??
Laura: (taken aback) I said...he's just dumb Abel.
Ma: Laura, I'm ashamed of you!
Mary: It's just a nickname, Ma. It's what all the kids call him.
Ma: Well, it's a cruel nickname. And the next one I hear from my child or any other is going to get her mouth washed out with soap, the strongest soap I can find!