Why? How? What? Whatever! All of these questions can be applied in an infinite loop by a kid in a conversation.
Why can’t I have a pony?
Because ponies cost a lot and require the right home.
Because ponies are not small animals and need a lot of food and space.
Um… just NO, okay. I don’t know why but NO!—but why?—Because I say so!—but why?—BECAUSE I’M YOUR FATHER! (Or mother, as the case may be.)
This has to be what Daddy Vader resorts to in an effort to end endless backtalk or pestering before his respirator explodes in his helmet.
Oh by the way, it doesn’t work. Nothing does.
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