There is a King (Ia/III)

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.

3 thoughts on “There is a King (Ia/III)

  1. Does that mean that firvuli could secretly be pink without the monster even noticing?

  2. Q: How do you catch an elephant?
    A: You make a sign: “Elifants”. When elephants come along to laugh at the sign, you look at them through the wrong end of binoculars, pick them up in tweezers, and drop them in a milk bottle.

    I was seven once. It hasn’t entirely worn off yet.

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