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I find Judy attractive, and so I went to Jim to ask him how he thought I might be able

to get Judy’s attention


“You could pretend,” Jim suggested, “that you are a psychic that can predict that someone is about to

murder an heiress”


“Too complicated,” I said, dejected, until I found a lost Chihuahua and took him to school and

named him ‘Poncho’


Poncho claimed that he got lost looking for his father who was traveling through time,

assembling an intergalactic menagerie


Poncho knew Jim not; Jim knew not Poncho, but if I must believe one


I believe Poncho

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