The troop leader related this story to me about the car ride up to Girl Scout Camporee this weekend. I'll try to tell it as perfectly as she did.
Daughter is telling everyone about her boyfriend, Paul. She is in the car with three other girls in the troop and the 9-year-old sister of one of the other girls. She describes how she and Paul first kissed.
"Ewwwwww," is the comment from the 9-year-old.
"Not 'ewwwww,'" Daughter corrects. "Ahhhhhhhhhh."
One of the other girls nudges another and asks, "We still think 'ewwwwww,' right?" She needs to just check in to make sure not all the girls in the car have gone the way of Daughter, stolen away to the other side of childhood.