Before Color

Ricky : “Today I’m wearing a really old dress! It’s older than you, Mom! Let’s do a black and white picture so it looks like an old timer picture, back before color was invented.”
Me : “Do you mean back before color pictures were invented?? We’ve always had color..”
Ricky : “Mom. Don’t be silly. You don’t know. You were born after the colors got here.”
Me : “And where did these colors come from then??”
Ricky : “I can’t tell you. That’s Top Secret on a ‘need to know’ basis, and you don’t need to know.”
Me : ….