August 22, 2010

“I have a badger on my lapel,” proudly stated the handsome young rhinoceros.

“Why, so you do!” exclaimed the rhino’s adoptive mother, the Trollop of Medicine Hat. “Whatever is it good for?”

“I always know what time it is,” boasted the badger, taking out a pocket comb and combing his pocket.

“See?” said the young rhino with barely contained glee.

“Why, that’s simply marvelous,” praised the Trollop, slicing three thin wedges of thick brandied soup, one each for herself, her son, and her son’s lapel badger.

Then all of them were returned to the home and locked away.

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