A conversation with my young student Eli:
Eli: How old are you?
Sarah: Hmm, how old do you think I am?
Eli: Mid-thirties I guess.
Sarah (surprised): Um, noooo.
Eli: Late thirties?
Sarah (horrified now): Didn't your parents teach you to always guess low? Or wait, were you already doing that? Don't answer that.
[I'm trying to console myself with the knowledge that children are notoriously unaware of age differences past the age of 18, and I was once that way myself. But I really wasn't ready to have a full decade added to my age! So thanks, kid.]