In Freak the Mighty, what does Kevin say that gets Blade upset?

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In chapter 6, Max and Kevin head to the millpond to watch the Fourth of July fireworks together for the first time. As they are walking to the show, a seventeen-year-old bully named Tony D. stops the boys and says that he wants to have a word with them. Tony D. refers to Max and Kevin as Andre the Giant and the dwarf before rudely asking if they have any M80s or cherry bombs. Kevin responds by ignoring Tony D. and telling Max, "Ignore the cretin"...

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