In the wake of my night readings of Winnie-the-Pooh to the boys, Emet's eyes popped wide open when his father served him an over-easy egg the next morning. When he stuck his fork in and pulled it out covered with runny yellow stuff he smiled in exuberant exultation and said, "YESSSS! Honey! (But I'm sure when he said it, he meant "Hunny!" just like Pooh bear.)
Elijah looked over at him with a look of disgust. "That's not honey. It's yolk. And that's the reason I like my eggs fried all the way through. It's Yuck!
Not to be deterred, Emet took a defiant lick of his sticky fork and declared, "Well, I Yike it!
To see more original drawings by E.H. Shepard from Winnie-the-Pooh by A.A. Milne, click here.