“You’ll never guess what I got in the mail today!” Marie exclaimed over the phone.  As soon as it had arrived, she had immediately rang her best friend.  “A dozen long-stemmed, sterling roses.  From Jack!  Oh, wait,” she murmured.  “There’s only eleven here.  Someone must have miscounted.  Odd.”

“Refuse delivery,” came the prompt response.

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