I have another conversation story. This time we were in the car on the way to the mall. My daughter got a Mythbusters book yesterday. She was asking us which myths we though were true or false. She got to one that was based around being buried alive. Here is the conversation.
E: Ok, Can a person survive a funeral in a casket and be buried alive?
Me: I say yes, they wouldn't live long after being buried because they would run out of oxygen.
Hubby: I don't think so...
E: Well, what if it did happen?
Me: Ok, listen up guys, I want to be buried with an oxygen tank in my casket.
Me: I'm serious. Oh, and I want a shovel. And a pickaxe. And a flashlight.
Hubby: You really think we are going to not notice you are not dead??
Me: Well, you never know. Those Chinese contortionists can slow their breathing and heart rate down enough to appear dead.
E: The carbon dioxide would kill you first, mom.
Me: Nah, I will get out. Oh, and I am going to need a small saw and some water. I am going to need to stay hydrated during all the digging. Oh, and some goggles so the dirt doesn't get in my eyes.
Hubby: How are you going to get the hole started in the casket to saw your way out?
Me: I guess I am going to need one of those little hand crank drill thingys.
Hubby: Why don't we just get you a collapsable casket?
E: Because then she will be crushed to death.
Hubby: If I were buried alive; I would just want my cell phone with a long wire and a solar panel on top of the grave to keep it charged.
Me: You would die then, because looters would so take the solar panel. Oh, and I am putting it in my will so you two be forewarned about what all I want to be buried with.
Hubby: haha okay
We laughed a lot during our conversation. A little note about me, I use hand gestures a lot. So I demonstrated how the pickaxe and the drill were going to work.
Thanks Mythbusters for providing entertaining conversations for my family.