She looked at me and said, "Now I know what's been happening to it." (This would seem to explain why the last 5-10 of these have vanished mysteriously)
In a dead pan voice I looked at her and said.
"Yes, the cat ate it."
(I continued deadpan)
"This explains 2 things:
One... It would explain why they keep vanishing mysteriously.
Two... it would explain why she has such tender lips."
And jnanacandra convulsed with laughter.