It is a rainy day.A woman in a pleated skirt
Goes into the library
Approaches an earnest-looking young librarian
And says: "I need a book."
"What kind of book do you need?Asks the librarian."I need a book with paper pages,
And neat printing
On two of the six sides of each page."
"That is a reasonable request
For two reasons,"Says the librarian."First, this is a library,
And for the convenienceOf the general public
Books with paper pages
Are stored in libraries such as this."
"And, second, four of the six sidesOf a piece of paper
Are insufficiently large in surface area
To carry print of a size
Which can comfortably be readBy the human eye."
"Would you mind awfully
If I punch you on the nose?"
Says the woman in the pleated skirt.
"I find your attitude
Even for a librarian."
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