"No way I'm eating that," my little brother said.

"It's just a jelly bean," I answered. "Pop it in your mouth and chew it up."

"No, it's not just a jelly bean. It's one of those Harry Potter thingies, but I can't tell which one. So I'm not eating it! Uh-uh."

"OK. It's egg flavored. No biggie, right? You eat eggs," I said.

"Oh no, I'm not falling that. Last time it was red. Strawberry, you said. But it was earwax! It made me choke." Then he ran inside.

The kid was on to me. This bean was vomit. "Aacckk!"

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