backstory: every day each girl picks one episode of SC, and K always picks the first one.
After the first episode:
me: Now it's L's turn to pick.
L: Now it my turn to pick!
me (scrolling through options): Any of these?
L (glancing at K): No.
me (continuing to scroll): These?
L (softly, pointing): That one. (glances at her sister)
K (quick shake of the head):
me (scrolling): Any of these?
L (glance at K):
K (head shake):
me (scrolling: These?
L (glance reveals no head shaking, so tentative point): That one. (glances at K)
K (quick nod)
L: Yeah, that one.
the way it all goes down, with a minimum of talking, but just enough body language (and the comprehension of body language!) is pretty amazing. I picture K as the Godfather, passing judgment with a simple nod or head shake, no wasted energy....
That L, with her confusion of the meanings of so many words, gets K's meaning so clearly is mind-boggling to me. Or maybe not, given that especially early on, children have to get understanding from how we look and act.