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She will help you just as we here at the 20-53rd help each other, working together, to get the good job done. Here at the 20-53rd different men have different jobs. Some read maps. Some fly airplanes. Some watch guard over our island home. It is my job to watch over this rock. The rock I’m standing on right now. Our Commander, the man in charge, likes a clean rock. See my broom? See my mop? It is my job to keep this rock clean! My rock is very clean. My rock is the cleanest of all the rocks on our island home.

His wife stands there grinning at me like a mad little Staffordshire terrier and there is my own wife, grinning, thrilling. And Kroener and Mulcahey taking it in too. “Morally indefensible,” I say. ” And he sputters like a boiling tuber. “You’ve got saleswomen dressed up as nuns and nurses for God’s sake running around hospitals in Lagos and Nairobi. You’re treating baby formula in the Third World as if it’s tonic water, which it is not, though by the time the mothers dilute it and the babies drink it, it may as well be.

Uh smile. Okay. Go ahead. Take it. Smiling at work. They like smiles. IMPERCEPTIBLE MUTABILITIES IN THE THIRD KINGDOM BY SUZAN-LORI PARKS MR. SERGEANT SMITH: Here I am on a rock. As you can see, the rock is near water! We of the 20-53rd are closer to water than you can guess. We are in the water! But we are not on boat! But, we are not on a submarine! We of the 20-53rd are on an ISLAND!! A big rock in the middle of the ocean. Next time your mother takes you to visit the ocean, Buffeena, look very far out over the water and give me a wave.

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