Beautiful Woman: "...And guess what else? There's no school today."
Firstborn: "I guessed that."
Beautiful Woman: "Really?"
Firstborn: "Because I woke up on my own. That doesn't usually happen when I'm going to school."
Me: "Heh. What was the strange thing the dog did in the night? It didn't bark."
Discussion of Sherlock Holmes and deductive reasoning ensues. Then Daddy has to go to work, because Daddy's work doesn't cancel for anything short of an attack by Gojira, or possibly the zombie apocalypse.