A Day In The Life Of A Gnome

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Once upon a time there was a gnome named Knob, who livedthe far off land of Gnomania. Gnomania is a huge undergroundlair with only one entrance. The only entrance to this lair is byswimming down to the bottom of the ocean floor and knocking ona large clam. On the other side of this clam is an old grouchygnome named Stubby whose only job was to keep the clam clean,and listen for the knock of incoming visitors. To assist Stubby inguarding the clam, he had a pet snark. A snark is an animal or petthat can be used as a watchdog.One day Knob went to visit his grandmother in the land ofGnollie which is about a guzillion centimeters away fromGnomania. On his way to his grandmother's house he ran across agarden. Upon stumbling on the garden, he decided to bethoughtful and pick some tulips for his grandmother. Tulips wereher favorite snack.While approaching his grandmother's house, he foundsomething to be very strange. His grandmother was hovering on anhummingbird, while picking apples from her tall twenty-footappletree. After contemplating on this strange doing, he decidednot to let it bother him. After seeing Knob approach her house,Knob's grandmother whistled for the hummingbird to bring herdown so she could greet him. She greeted him with a loud burpwhich was a common courtesy among Gnomanians. After greetinghim she also sprinkled him with some of her fairy dust. Shehandily carried it around in her turban. She naturally invited himin for dinner where they ate lots of mosquitoes. After dinner, theywatched a cheap imitation of television. They used a big box toput different animals in and called it the Discovery channel.By the end of the day Knob was getting a little weary, so hedecided to return home.When he returned form Gnollie his pet snark was there towelocme him home....

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