While I was shaving this morning, my daughter noticed the faux weathering on the “New York” lettering on my shirt.  As most four year-olds are prone to do, she launched into a litany of questions about this seemingly strange sight.  I did my best to explain the process that the lettering went through to wind up looking as it does, for which I was rewarded with several blank and bored stares.  After patiently waiting for my explanation to conclude, my daughter followed-up with an eminently reasonable question:

“Daddy, why did they do that?”

“I guess they did it so that it would look cool, honey,” I replied.

She pondered this for a moment, and finally settled on her final evaluation:

“Daddy, it doesn’t look cool at all…”