The TMI Files. When Is It Okay To Lie To Your Child?The scene: Dinner table, Chez Bougane. A few months back.
Magilla: I don't want that.
Nilk: Eat your dinner.
Magilla: But I don't like carrots.
Nilk: It's not carrot.
Magilla eats carrots.
The scene: At the stove, cooking, at Chez Bougane. Last week.
Magilla: Can I help?
Nilk: Yup. You can mix these in.
Gestures towards hokkein noodles.
Magilla: Eewww. I don't like them.
Nilk: Yes you do, they're like spaghetti.
Magilla: Oh, okay.
Later proceeds to eat chicken satay stir-fry with hokkein noodles.