He watches from the doorway, and gets an abstracted smile from Daniel, a 'sir' from Carter that he silences before her mouth's finished shaping the single syllable. They go back to work; he carries on watching.
Daniel's hands are careful without being cautious, turning the engraved slab this way and that as Carter scans it, her eyes intent on a widget that goes 'beep'.
Oh. Okay. She's analyzing the frequency modulations using an EMF detector. Jack just likes 'widget' better.
He chants it softly until they give him identical, indulgent grins.
"What? It's fun. You try."
That's even funnier.
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