i like obama so much i wanna name my kid barack
i bet there will be kids named barack starting soon
me: i bet if you say the name barack 3 times a pony appears and takes you on a ride in the sky
Sis: ooh ooh ooh
me: i can’t type right now, MY PONY JUST ARRIVED
Sis: OH WOW I’M SO JEALOUS
me: i bet if you whisper barack’s name to a tree it sprouts fruit
if you sing barack’s name facing the sky, will it rain?
me: it’ll rain gumdrops!
me: if you say barack’s name in the shower it gets rid of any lime or mildew stains
Sis: if you write barack’s name on a slip of paper and leave it under your pillow at night, you’ll wake up 5 years younger
me: i have to try that!
if you get a puppy and name it barack, it will never die
Sis: [changes bama's name to barack]
if you chant barack’s name while taking 10 steps backward, then jump in the air and yell “change!,” a genie will appear to grant you three wishes.
me: if you think barack’s name underwater, you can hold your breath for up to an hour
Sis: if you stare at your reflection in the mirror, without blinking, and repeat barack’s name five times, your eyesight will correct itself
me: if you say barack’s name while doing laundry, all your stains come right out
… basically, barack’s name is possessed of many talismanic qualities
Sis: it appears that way
[The Sis and I have also spoken about related matters.]