"Frivolous charms? I wasn't aware there was such a thing." As far as Lucius was concerned, there was no such thing as frivolous magic, only frivolous wastes of talent with things like modeling. "I would be interested to hear more about these practical applications."
Of course, the conversation would be excruciating if he had to deal with more of this incessant stammering. "Albus, if you would please stop stumbling over your words I believe we would have a more successful conversation. I am not going to hex you; there's no need to be so nervous." He kept his voice neutral, refusing to let any of his annoyance into his tone.
"While I am pleased that he's at the top of his field, I hate to see him waste his potential. He's a very intelligent young man."