"Mom, this spider bite on my finger is puffy."
"It's going to take a couple of days for it to go down."
"Can't you put something on it? It's hard to make a fist. How am I going to play handball?"
"Let's go to Von's and see if we can find some meat tenderizer. That should take the swelling down."
"Okay but how much of it do I have to eat?"
"No, we'll put it on your finger."
"Oh, and then I eat it off my finger?"