Cecil was feeling lonely and felt life would be more fun if he had a pet. So he went to the pet shop and told the owner that he wanted to buy an unusual pet. After some discussion, the pet shop-owner produced a centipede which came in a little white box.
He took the box back home and decided he would start by taking his new pet to the bar to have a drink. So he asked the centipede in the box: “Would you like to go to Frank’s with me and have a beer?”
There was no answer. This bothered Cecil a bit but he waited a few minutes and then asked him again: “How about going to the bar and have a drink with me?”
Still no answer. He waited a bit longer and decided to ask him one more time – this time putting his face up against the centipede’s box and shouting: “Hey, in there! Would you like to go to Frank’s place and have a drink with me?”
A little voice came out of the box: “I heard you the first time. I’m putting on my bloody shoes…”