Woman to an­oth­er, try­ing to get sup­port to pro­tect the seals: Yeah, my daugh­ter’s friend wants to be a ma­rine bi­ol­o­gist. She is so smart.
Daugh­ter’s friend, in con­fused voice: Hey, I got gum on my cam­era.

–Chil­dren’s Beach, La Jol­la, Cal­i­for­nia