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The Zankiwank

I hope you will go to school some day and learn differently from that! Only twenty-six letters,” repeated the Zankiwank in wonderment, “only twenty-six letters.” Then he cried suddenly, “How convenient it would be if everybody was his own Dictionary!”

“That is impossible. One cannot be a book.”

“Oh yes, nothing simpler. Let everybody choose his own words and give his own meaning to them!”

“What use would that be?” asked Willie.

“None whatever, because if you always had