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T-Rex: I'm reading Lord of the Flies.
T-Rex: Neat book!
T-Rex: These boys have a conch shell to indicate who is allowed to speak. It's a good system for maintaining order.
Utahraptor: They should use that in Parliament.
T-Rex: Yes, good idea!
Utahraptor: But... what happens if they find another conch shell?
T-Rex: Then... they can have a dialogue.
The author writes:
Seriously... how would that book have turned out differently if someone had just found another conch shell on the beach one day?