October 3, 2002

Take One

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Before we really get started, follow me for a moment — I was on the bus the other day, and I observed two men get on, both wearing suits, both talking on cell phones, and both carrying black, beveled-edged leather briefcases. What if, when they reached their destinations, they, either accidentally or deliberately, exchanged briefcases? This identity switch of sorts might ultimately have had drastic consequences.

Later that day, I was ambling through the Arts quad, and I saw a couple happily holding hands and sitting by the statue of Ezra Cornell. I then came to the next, perfectly logical thought: what if she is really a Waterford crystal thief and is using this na