The family was standing at the porch, waiting for me to unlock the front door so everyone could go in.
No. 3 : So-and-so* died, you know.
No. 1 : Aaaaahhh....
I : Why you tell?
No. 3 : Don't worry. He -- -- --*.
No. 1 : AAAAHHHHH..... (smacked his brother on the shoulder.)
No. 3 cried. He'd just heard from his friend about this character's demise in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince. The word 'Spoiler' is not in his vocabulary.
*We haven't bought the book yet and in case you haven't read it either, I've left out the crucial details.