584: A Cup Of Sugar

You must have been asleep when I rang your doorbell yesterday morning. I can’t say that I blame you, I mean, after all it was quarter of six. Some respectable people are still asleep at quarter of six, or so I am told. Anyway, I rang several times, and then I pounded on the door…

450: A Length Of Rope

“I’d like some rope.” “How much rope?” “Oh, I don’t know, maybe about this much?” “How much?” “About 27 centimeters.” “Speak english.” “What do you mean, I am speaking english?” “We don’t use centimeters around here.” “Umm, uhh, I, uhh…” “Tell you what, I’m gonna cut you a piece of rope.” “That would be nice.”…