gets a new dog and can't wait to show him off to his neighbor. So when the
neighbor comes over, Morris calls the dog into the house, bragging about
how smart he is. The dog quickly comes running and stands looking up at
his master, tail wagging furiously, mouth open, tongue hanging out, eyes
bright with anticipation.
Morris points to the
newspaper on the couch and commands, "FETCH!" Immediately, the dog climbs
onto the couch and sits down. His tail-wagging stops and the doggie smile
disappears. Looking balefully up at his master, he says in a whiny voice,
"You think this is easy wagging my tail all the time? Oy! It hurts from so
much wagging! And you think that designer dog food you're feeding me is
good? You should try it! It tastes like dog food! But what do you care?
You just push me out the door to take a squirt twice a day! I can't even
remember the last time you took me out for a good walk!"
The neighbor is
amazed. "What is this? I've never seen anything like it! Your dog is
sitting there talking!"
"Yes, I know,"
explains Morris apologetically. "He's young and still learning. He thought
I said KVETCH*!"