"Stephen, are you eating worms?" I demanded.
"No, Mrs Freeman," he replied indignantly.
I was greatly relieved as I was unsure what sanctions should follow worm eating. Was a trip to the office for first aid required, or maybe even an emergency emetic?
"Good. It isn't very nice to eat worms, is it Stephen?" "No, Mrs Freeman," he answered. "That's why I was only sucking them."
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