There had a been a several day battle over these "flags on a stick" the boys received in a gift bag from a birthday party. John wanted to throw them out due to the sharp pointy ends, and the boys were holding on dearly to them. So when Eli got this huge scratch around his eye we knew both the culprit and the weapon of choice, so we thought. And the conversation goes...
Eli: I don't know what you are talking aboutJohn: You have a huge scratch from your forehead to your mouth
Eli: No I don't, I don't know what you are talking aboutJohn: How did that happen? Doesn't that huge scratch hurt
Eli: No, I don't have a scratch, please don't take our flags away