"Honey, isn't this crazy and cool?"
He turned and looked, slightly mystified at the set of small, train-themed sheets she waved at him eagerly.
"Eh - aren't we here to find a bookcase? Aren't they over there?"
"Yes, yes - but now we are here lets look at other stuff. I can't ever get you to come shopping," she replied a little defensively.
"Uh - But I think that pattern is just for kids?" he said, indicating the trains.
Judging by her reaction, he was blowing it. Again.