Today the 3-year-old said to me, "Can you guys stop talking, please, I'm trying to do something here."
She was seated at the computer with her back to us, and she made the request without turning her head or taking her eyes off Clifford the Dog and friends.
We fell silent.
She clicked the mouse.
I think I've created a monster and she's not even mine. And yet, that's definitely my sentence structure.