All seriousness, all gruff bluster…
“When I stared my eyes at pretzels….
I licked my chops!!!”
I stare at her uncomprehending…licked her chops? The quick flick of her tongue flashes across her lips.
She states- with great emphasis:
“Because I’m hungry!!!”
I throw my head back and laugh.
“Lick my chops!”
The Things They Say.