The Egg Incident
The other day I was in the kitchen with my mother when she put an intact, whole, raw egg in a strange little plastic container and stuck it in the microwave.
Me: What are you doing?
My mother: I have to boil an egg quickly for you father.
Me: Can you do that in the microwave?
My mother: I’ve done it before. That’s what this container is made for.
(She starts the microwave.)
Me: I don’t know. It just seems to me like it will explode.
(There is a large bang and exploded egg covers the inside of the microwave.)
My mother: That always happens.