Tuesday, November 18, 2003
"There was a mother mouse who was scurrying across the kitchen floor with her brood of six little mice in tow. All of a sudden she came eyeball-to-eyeball with a very large and very mean looking cat. Mother mouse was terrified! But she pulled herself up to full height, squared her shoulders, and roared at the top of her lungs, "Bow Wow!"
The cat nearly jumped out of his skin, and in the blink of an eye was scrambling up a tree two blocks away. Meanwhile, mother mouse gathered her little ones around her and explained, "Now, my dears, you see what I've always told you about the importance of learning a second language! (from catholicexchange.com).'