Mother has been accused of being overly curious. She is working hard at proving us wrong by not taking the bait when we mess with her!
Me: I have been invited down to Hult's for a cup of coffee.
Mother: Really, when did you meet him?
Me: Must have been some 16 years ago.
Silence as she realises any further probing would fall under curiousity.
Mother: Marie, you don't drink coffee!
Sorry I couldn't make it!