Saturday, September 5, 2009

6. Sally Scallop

You couldn't miss the strange markings on Sally Scallop's shell.

It was perplexing, but I thought I should ask her what she thought about it--and since she was just setting out on a slow scallop stroll, I walked along beside her.

"Do you have ANY idea about these shell markings--what they mean or who is responsible for them?" I asked her.

"No, Constable--I really haven't the foggiest--but if you think My case is odd, you should take a look at the opihi colony down at the end of the sandy path! They take the cake, as they say, for MARKINGS!"

So I hurried on down the sandy path.


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