(Meiling was asking Noah and I what we were going to name our children, and telling us some of her names.)
Meiling: I am going to name my twins Salt and Pepper – the girl is going to be Salt and the girl is going to be Pepper – I mean the boy is going to be Pepper.
Meiling: Allison, what are you going to name your children?
Me: That is between me and my [Editor’s note: future] husband.
Meiling: [Grinning] It’s going to be interesting who you marry. I have a few suggestions-
[Slight pause here in which I turn around and look at her.]
-for you children’s names.
Me, mentally: Phew!
Me: As I told you, that is between me and my husband.
She definitely keeps us on our toes!