"That HORRIBLE CONTRACT, Mr Crab--is the reason I have "disappeared"! Mable exclaimed with much feeling.
"What do YOU think about when you hear the word 'sardine' Constable Crab? She asked me pointedly in her very unusual, VERY sweet and disarming voice.
"Well..." I began.
"Exactly! When you hear the word "sardine" you don't think of ANY particular fish, do you? NO!
SARDINES--they are all exactly alike, yes?
"Well, I never..."
"RIGHT! You never thought much about sardines at all--did you? Because if you've seen ONE SARDINE, or HEARD one sardine--you've seen 'em or heard 'em ALL!
BUT I AM ONE DIFFERENT SARDINE. I AM UNIQUE!! I AM ME!!!"