Once upon a time, there was an officer of the Royal Navy named Beauty Captain Bravado who showed no fear when facing his enemies. One day, while sailing the Seven Seas, his lookout spotted a pirate ship approaching, and the crew became frantic. Beauty Captain Bravado bellowed, "Bring me my red shirt!"
The class assignment in composition was to write about something unusual
accommodation that happened during the past week.
Little Irving got up to read his. "Papa fell in the well last week - " he began.
"Good heavens," shrieked Mrs. Kroop, the teacher. "Is he all right now?"
"He must be," said little Irving. "He stopped yelling for help yesterday."