Little Yenta Girl came home from camp unable to contain her hands from slapping and clapping and throwing cups all around. I thought she had contracted dropsy until I realized she and all her cabinmates had become obsessed sycophants of “Cups,” the earworm by Anna Kendrick first introduced in the movie Pitch Perfect.
The noisy clatter around our dinner table has become, shall we say, FORMIDABLE. Plus, all the cups are now scattered around the house and I have to drink from a bowl.
Someone else’s kid has clearly become enamored as well, and has convinced her dad and some friends to sing “Adon Olam” to the racket:
Cute, nu? But please don’t show LYG how to play the spoons — I don’t want to eat my soup with a fork.