OK, here’s the deal.
Ellwood? ISN’T REAL
Ellwood? ISN’T MY COUSIN
We DID NOT pick him up hitch hiking.
Shaniqua? NEVER MET HER BEFORE
Shaniqua? MADE UP NAME
Shaniqua? IS NOT MY BEST FRIEND
Question of the day: Ever told such a story and it was actually believed by more than just your child???? (for instance, growing up, my mother was notorious for telling us that she was in the Opera and in the Army…) (No, we didn’t believe her)