Panel 2: I think you have to be a bit more explicit, Mike. The kid's barely two. And do all Patterson kids have a love affair with their fingers? Or is that the only way the Lynnions know how to convey toddlerhood?
Panel 3: Oh, gee, I wonder how Merrie's going to misconstrue this. And when did she turn 12?
Panel 4: Cripes. I don't want to think about it. And why does Deanna always have that frazzled look like she's about to go over the edge? "Finish your hot dog, Merrie, or mommy's going to start eating her face again!"