(love the "shiver" references with this first one)
Okay, so his spelling isn't perfect, but clearly he's listening at school (about trees making oxygen, about how the dinosaurs became extinct). I'm afraid that I must admit that the super villain talk is partly learned at home! Villains are, after all, more fun than heroes.
Addendum: Last night at dinner, Howard asked Samuel how things went with a placement test he took for a special school program. When Howard asked whether Samuel finished first, last, or in the middle, Samuel replied: "I was the penultimate one." Egads, I love this boy!