Does the speaking dog look funny in your region?
I should find it funny at first, as long as I thought it a
trick taught the dog by dumb drilling. But as it continued
to speak coherently, I should grow alarmed and might try to
laugh the matter off, although my laugh would be forced.
Then I should misdoubt my sanity and senses, which is not
funny at all no matter the looks of the dog!
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