Last night on the news there was a story about a dog. You may have seen him; he growls in a way that vaguely resembles the words “I love you.” This apparently is the perfect counterpoint to bombs in the streets in NYC — but that isn’t the point of this entry.
Breathlessly, the announcer stated that this dog “is the tallest Great Dane on record — over seven feet tall when standing on his hind legs!”
Immediately, they got half the story:
The problem with this dog is that he doesn’t hump your leg.
It was a few moments before it all came together:
That’s why his owners taught him to say the words “I love you.”