There once was a flock of carrots. They were very disturbed that they couldn't fly like most things that were in flocks, so they decided to gather together celery sticks and cotton candy swabs and began to make wings for themselves. Some of the older carrots were concerned, having recalled a story about some greek dude who flew too close to the sun, but the others assured them that it would be fine, since they weren't using wax. So they built teir wings, and they went to the edge of the cliff -they lived on a cliff top, or rather on the edge of a canyon-, and jumped off...and they fell. Into the ground. Which is why they are always found mostly in the ground.
Me: The real reason that the Titanic sunk was because it was attacked by a swarm of iceburg lettuce.
Mom: Metal eating ieburg lettuce?
Me: Yeah, metal eating iceburg lettuce. Metal devouring iceburg lettuce. They're like locust, but lettuce. And they swim, they don't fly. They use their fins to swim. When they go underwater they o