OK, what would you have said?

A particularly messy potty-training incident. I’m cleaning him up in the toilets of a pub (Kate and Andy’s wedding reception). Behind me, a man stood at the urinal. Leo then said, ‘Daddy, that man has a really small penis.’
I said the only thing I could think of: ‘Leo, one of the rules of bathrooms is that we don’t talk about other people who are using them with us.’
I didn’t turn round, dreading making eye contact that would have made the situation more embarrassing for the man concerned. Leo wasn’t very concerned about it. What a taboo to break!


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