"He has a big hole in his pants", she said when she climbed out of the school bus. I nodded - you know, I have seen so many ruined clothes since I became a mother 21 years ago. And let's not forget all the holes in little boys' knees, in feet, and even a hole in the head once (that one ended in hospital). "No mommy", she said, "I mean a really BIG hole". And I must admit, I was rather impressed by this one!