Shhh, don't tell!
"So whadda you gonna say about it? Want to make somethin' of it?"
"Go ahead and tell, I'm not scared of you. I can already see you're falling in love with my smile. Yep, I have that effect on people."
"Well, what can I say, this neighbor lady holds me the whole time, and feeds me and tells me how cute I am. How could I turn that down?"