On our way home from downtown:
Me: ...and maybe I'll hang up my clothes, and then I will make these cookies--they're supposed to be, like, the best chocolate chip cookies in the history of cookies.
The historian: Why's that?
Me: Well, they have some special ingredients. Like cake flour and bread flour.
Historian: Is there butter?
Me: Yes. And really good chocolate.
Historian: Lots and lots of butter?
Me: They are, in fact, an all butter cookie. But the real secret, apparently, is to let the dough rest a long time. Because--
Historian: (interrupting) --because if they don't get, like, twenty-three hours of rest, they're just no good the whole next day.
(this is the last couplet, but it is not the very last couplet.)