The first nursery kid I saw on the street got them. I did ask the [s
“Oh goody chocolate”, said the kid as he reached to snatch what I offered him, to an embarrassed parental chorus of, “ Say please and say thank you”. Neither nicety materialised from delighted single-minded junior.
.......”It’s Christmas.” I said, and went on my way.
I couldn't resist looking back. The grown-ups had happy smiles on their faces.