Susan pulled into a crowded parking lot and rolled down the car windows to make sure her Labrador Retriever had fresh air. He was stretched out on the back seat, and Susan wanted to impress upon him that he must remain there.
She walked to the curb backward, pointing her finger at the car and saying emphatically, “Now you stay. Do you hear me? Stay! Stay!”
The driver of a nearby car, perhaps noting that Susan was a blonde, gave her a strange look and said, “Why don’t you just put it in park?”