"Do Chicken Hawks eat chickens?"
"Yes, Tommy that's why they're called Chicken Hawks. . . "
"Are they birds?"
"Yes, Tommy. Hawks. . . are birds."
"And they eat chickens . . ?" He wrinkled his nose in disgust . . . "That's like . . cannibalism. . ."
I stopped typing, leaned back in my chair, and turned to look at him, suppressing a small sigh.
"Tommy, chickens just . . . They flap and they squawk. They don't even fly. . . "
He gave me a look, a look that only a 12 year old boy could pull off without laughing outright.
"I always thought it was Cannibal's Chicken Noodle Soup. . . "