Q: If a man goes dancing with a Dancing Bear, what, would you suppose, is his first name?

A: Claude.

It’s a Fathertongue joke. You can run it by any young kids you may know to see if they have graduated to childhood. A child would have to understand Fathertongue to get the joke — to swap the sounds and meanings of “Claude” and “clawed” in his mind — so any kid who works the joke out on his own has already made the leap to a fully-human state of consciousness.

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