Alternate Ending

(The two brothers
and the distantly related
murdered body
sped away in the rented
Coup de Ville.)


Then there was this one guy
whose brain was so long
that many women
wouldn’t go out with him.


The motto of one university, (I’m going to give it to you in your native tongue although for some reason the institution always presented it in a language unknown to interested parties), was:
“A Man Who Can Quote Others Can Go To Hell.”


Whenever things reached the place where he didn’t know what to do next, this one man would say, “Well, now that we have a clear picture of the problem we can get down to the hard work at hand.”  He became a respected leader.


One of the consequential
civilizing influences on man
has been his fear of same.