This is the way it should have been read (evil grin).
Ok, nerd confession time, I once did this very thing with gingerbread men. In my case, either do to lack of skill or nerdless friends and family, no one knew what the gingerbread men were. Some thought that they were a tribute to the University of Alabama, “Oh look, they have little ‘A’s’ on their shirts.”
Even after explaining that they were Star Trek red shirts, I heard a family member say, “Look, Barry made some rocket men …”