Q: What’s the difference between a firvuli and a King?
A: The King wears vestments of indigo and green.
Q: What did Tarzan say when he saw the firvuli?
A: “Me Tarzan. You firvuli.”
Q: What did Jane say when she saw the firvuli?
A: “It is a King of bloated life.” (Jane is color-blind.)
Q: Is Jane color-blind?
A: You have caught me. This series of jokes is inaccurate. I am so ashamed.
Q: Do you know who else tells inaccurate jokes?
A: It is the elephant.
— from Melanie’s journal, recovered after the siege of Elm Hill.