And Now For More of the Same

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A door opened and a meek looking man hesitantly approached the front desk.

“Can I help you?” asked the Constable.

“I’m not sure,” stammered the man. “Is this Scotland Yard?”

“It is,” replied the Constable.

“Ah. I’ve been robbed.”

“I see.” The Constable automatically collected some papers from a drawer beside him. “Do you wish to file a report?”

“Yes, please.”

After a moment of scribbling, he began. “Where did this robbery occur?”

“At my business.”

“And how much money was taken?”

“None.”

The Constable looked up. “None?”

“No money was taken.”

“Then what was?”

“My list of clients.”

“I see.” He resumed writing.

“Specifically, their middle initials.”

He stopped again. “What?”

“You see,” he explained, “I run a Monogram Shoppe. People leave me their names and I put their initials on handkerchiefs, watches, cufflinks, that sort of thing. Without their middle initials, I can’t finish my orders. My business is at a standstill!”

“But who would want to steal middle initials?”

“Oh, you’d be surprised.”

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  1. Avatar Trann

    My dialogue-heavy sketch…

  2. Avatar DoItForScience

    lol very good, very Python-esque… now to read part 2!

  3. Avatar Krulltar

    Overall it good. Although this had a python type of humor, it seemed to lack the typical monty python argumentative banter.

  4. Avatar Mostly Harmless

    Funny :) Pythonesque, but the explanation was a little wordy… Entertaining though!