The Really Ugly Princess
Once upon a time, there was a really ugly princess who lived—
Don’t you mean beautiful princess, Mummy?
No, darling, this one was ugly.
In Daddy’s stories, the princesses are always beautiful.
Well, I’m not Daddy, am I?
Daddy often calls me his little princess. Does that mean he thinks I’m small and ugly?
Of course not, dear. Now where was I? Ah yes! Once upon a time, there was a really ugly princess who lived in a dirty old apartment in a—
Don’t you mean beautiful castle, Mummy?
No, dear, I meant what I said.
So, beautiful people have beautiful homes, but ugly people have ugly homes?
No, Samantha, you’re twisting my words.
Deforming or distorting.
I don’t understand.
I think I’d better call your father. Goodnight, darling.