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Mind Your Manners

“Grumble mumble.”

“Pardon me?” said Ms. Jane.

“Mumble grumble.”

“Do speak up, dear,” said Ms. Jane.

“Grr rumble mumbly.”

“Really, it’s very rude to mumble like that,” said Ms. Jane. “You’ve been raised to know better!”

But Ms. Jane’s stomach, it turned out, was a very poor student of etiquette.


“You’re my favourite, but she is my most favourite!”

“Now Jeffy, what have I told you about picking favourites?”

“Always be ready to change my mind, and it’s ok to make more than one person think they’re my favourite as long as they don’t both find out?”

“That’s my boy!”