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and the Bletherwitch


“Try my Magic Pens. They are the best in the market, because there are no others. There is no demand for them, and few folk will have them for a gift. Therefore I can highly recommend them.”

“How can you recommend your pens, when you declare that nobody will buy them?” demanded Willie.

“Because they are a novelty. They are Magic Pens, you know, and of course as nobody possesses any, they must be rare. That is logic, I think.”

“Buy one,” said the Zankiwank, “he has not had any supper yet.”

“In what way are they Magic Pens?” enquired Maude.