I noticed their outrageous size.
Did that clue me in? No.
I noticed Thing 1's striking resemblance to his father.
Did that clue me in? Nope.
I noticed their chest bumping play every morning.
Did that clue me in? Not a chance.
Did that clue me in? Of course not.
No, no. Thing 2 had to stand at my feet and spell it out in all his cockadoodle glory and STILL my first reaction was to look over my shoulder for Toaster.
Some farmer I am.
(There may or may not be a video here to see. I'm having trouble with blogger. Note the photobombing cat in the background if you can see. )