These are the kinds of conversations that my family has. All the time.
AchingHope: Oh look! They have their Christmas Flakes up!
Me: Their what?!
AH: Christmas Flakes. What else would you call them?
Me: Ummmm..... Snow Flakes?
AH: Pssshhhttt! Why would you call them that.
Me: Maybe because their flakes ... made out of snow.
AH: Shut up.