Today during lunch Owen and I were munching on some grapes and kiwi. He started asking me about the differences between them. When I got to grapes grow on a vine and kiwi grow on a... I didn't have an answer. So I said what my parents always said to my brothers and sister and I when we were kids, "Let's go look it up."
Now for the dating myself part, or rather my parents :-)
When we were kids, we had a huge bookshelf full of encyclopedias, a dictionary or two, and a thesaurus. When we went to go look something up we went to the bookshelf.
In our house today I have a vague idea of where a dictionary may be... When I said go look it up I meant online! And that's what Owen and I did!
Are encyclopedias still for sale?