"Probably not," I said, but I don't think he heard me.
"Can't smell any cake baking," he said when he came back in.
"That would probably be because there is none," I said helpfully.
"But I left my orders for cake baking to begin!" he said.
"And I would take notice of that because...?"
"Because I am the master of the house," said Keith confidently.
"Oh dear," I said, "you have been barking up the wrong tree, haven't you?"