Trying to read between the lines
And to you...will you have little ones knocking at your door? I'm in a condo - no kids here ;-)
On top of a mountain with only the wildlife--and that doesn't mean kids...;D
I fight the temptation to post a link for Ministry's Everyday's Halloween-my favorite song by them-because I'd want to do the 2010 remix, which has a beat you can mosh to. After all, I tort-amuse!, I mean-you enough with my musical whimsies.
You were right the first time: torture is the correct word!! Though at least you didn't bring up...you know...those British guys. ;D