I was teaching my kids about pronouns the other day. I used a made-up character, "Pronoun Patty," to make it interesting.
Student: WHO is Patty? That's a weird name
Me: I don't know. She's just a character...and don't say that. Someone might have an aunt or cousin named Patty
Student: **looks around the room***....Well, I don't know anybody named Patty. We should just call this lady Pronoun....umm...Pronoun Pookie! I know somebody named Pookie!
This is why I teach.