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You can imagine how thrilled Irving was when he came upon an animal not just his own size, but also of his own kind!
She was Indian. And she was beautiful!
Said Irving, “Hi, how are ya? You wanna be friends?”
Said the beautiful elephant, “Would you care for a spot of tea?”
Ooh, she was fancy too.
Irving replied, “No thanks. Not right now. What’s your name?”
The beautiful, fancy elephant merely repeated, “Would you care for a spot of tea?”
Was she not hearing him?
Irving, speaking louder, tried again. “Um, no. Thanks. So, you from around here?”
The beautiful, fancy, repetitive elephant said “Would you care for a spot of tea?”
He’d had high hopes.
But the beautiful, fancy elephant seemed to have nothing but tea on the brain.
An unhappy Irving turned and started in on his quest again.
(to be continued)