Joe, the neighborhood chronic borrower approached his neighbor, 'Ray, may I borrow your axe?'
'Not today', Ray replied, 'I have to make soup.'
'What kind of excuse it that?!'
confessed Ray, 'I admit its a lousy excuse.
But, if I don't want to loan you my axe, one excuse is as good as another.'
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