Semantics

11-year-old: What are you listening to?

Me: Oh, it’s Pearl Jam’s first album 10.

11-year-old: This music is a total downer.

Me: Well, I didn’t know we were going with sunshine and lollipops today. Do you want me to start jamming to Disney music?

11-year-old [rolls eyes].

Me: Where are you going?

11-year-old: To my room to listen to some music and get away from your gloom. 

Me: Like what?

11-year-old: Nirvana.

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