Penelope: What’s a pommel?
Megan: It’s the thing that sticks up on the front of a saddle.
Me: William the Conqueror was killed by a pommel. He was thrown from his horse and he hit that pommel so hard, he died from the internal injuries.
Brenna, in shock: Is Mama spouting historical facts?!
Because, yeah, usually, my homeschooled kids are smarter than I am. 😉