I was watching the kids’ annual outdoor costume parade in the town center. A stranger, an older, grey-haired man, approached me and stood by my side.
HIM (pleasantly): “What’s happening here?”
ME (pleasantly): “It’s the children’s Halloween costume parade.”
HIM (very sarcastically): “I’d have never guessed.”
ME (half-joking, half-not): “Then why did you ask?!”
A briefest of moments passed.
HIM (pointing out a costumed pet): “There’s Wonder Dog.”
Man goes away.