Me (at 11 p.m., two hours past our bedtime): Honey, I want a big bed, like the one we used to have in Colombia.
Honey: This one is bigger than the one you used to have in Colombia.
Me: That bed was a 2 x 2 meter bed. This is 1.4 x 1.9 meter bed.
Honey: I meant the one you used to have.
Me: How is this one bigger? That one was also a 1.4 x 1.9 meter bed.
Honey: This one is bigger.
Me: Honey, 1.4 meters is 1.4 meters regardless of where you are in the world.
Honey (half asleep, and not really realizing what he was saying--I hope!): People there are smaller, so the beds seem bigger.
Me: Well, yes, maybe. But I was the one sleeping on my 1.4 x 1.9 meter bed in Colombia, and I am the one sleeping in this 1.4 x 1.9 meter bed in Germany.
Honey: Yes. Everything is bigger in Germany.