Inescapable Vocab

Student: What's that?

Me: I cut my arm.  That's a Band-Aid.

Student: How'd you cut your arm?

Me: I broke something, and I cut my arm on one of the pieces.

Student: It was sharp?

Me: Yes, it was made of crystal.  It was one of my favorite things.  Kind of a double whammy, huh?

Student: What's a double whammy?

(This reminds me of an even funnier story: many years ago, my uncle was pulled over for speeding.  The officer noted that he had also illegally passed an ice-cream truck, but only wrote him up for the speeding violation because, no joke, "I don't want to double-dip you or nothin'."  My uncle managed to keep his composure, gravely accepted the ticket and rolled up his window -- then burst out laughing.)