I promised my mother in law I would call her this morning with some information.
Me: Hi, Mom. I have 8 1/2 black or 8 1/2 white.
MIL: (deafening silence--then moments later) Oh, you mean the SHOES.
What else could I have meant?
(left to right, H: age 8 1/2 and B: age 8 1/2)