I am thinking of getting him his own Twitter account.
His deviousness really shouldn't be that much of a surprise, since my family is well known for it.
My aunt hated to eat as a child, and her biggest nightmare was being taken to visit other households where she would be inevitably plied with food. So, at the tender age of 3 (she the daughter of two atheists) when being offered sandwiches by the hostess replied politely with :
"No thank you, I am fasting."*
And I as a 6 year old, when being pestered by an aged great-uncle told him that I would love to sit on his lap, but unfortunately I have at this very moment a terrible case of vertigo.
I have wrecked my knee and am rapidly losing my fondness for snow.
*The Orthodox Christians are fond of fasts, and will do one for Lent, 40 days before Christmas and every Friday.