conversation, just now

him: right now, on the discovery channel: super-massive black holes.
him: isn’t that an oxymoron? super-massive?
me: no, black holes have a lot of mass. they have so much mass they collapse and start sucking more mass in. they just don’t have a lot of volume.
him: oh, right. ok.
kid: i smell like poop.

5 thoughts on “conversation, just now

  1. makes a kid just giddy when you say that to him. in this case, it was just kind of an astrophysical conversation-stopper. cute though.

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