She said, “How was the store?”
He said, “Not too crowded and relatively peaceful. I can’t complain, although I guess I should just on general principles.”
She said, “Principals are bossy enough. Don’t go making them generals!”
He said, “That would be a major problem.”
She asked, “So what has put you in such a military frame of mind?”
He said, “It’s a private matter.”
She faked a sucker punch to his kidney.
“He said, “I’m not into corporal punishment.”
She waved a white flag in surrender. He’s been way too cheerful since he got his Friday Harbor deployment papers.