Scene: Saturday, my mom's house. Pete and I are babysitting Gerise's kids and our own.
Pete: Harry, did you push Ernie down the steps?
...a few minutes pass....
Cindy: Harry, how did Ernie fall down the steps?
Harry: I pushed him.
several hours pass.
Cindy relays story to Birger.
Birger: See, you don't need waterboarding!