Preteen boy to another: Yo, he kilt that dude on the court!
Adult chaperone: ‘Kilt’?
Preteen boy: Killed.
Adult chaperone: And what is ‘kilt’?
Preteen boys, in chorus: A vernacular term.
Adult chaperone: That ain’t English.

–8th Ave-bound L train

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