"Otis. What is that you have there buddy?" Otis comes to sit in front of Gram. "Hi Gram! It's an alligator!" Gram takes a second to form a reply, and tries not to laugh, "An alligator? Are you sure about that Otis?" Otis jumps up and trots around the coffee table with his scrap of fabric hanging out of his mouth and returns to stand in front of Gram. "Gram! It is an alligator, just look at it!" "Otis, I have to be honest with you. It looks like a scrap of fabric to me." Sno
Mum and Dexter are in the back yard waiting on Sissy and Cousin Otis to arrive for a meet and greet. A car pulls into the driveway and Dexter immediately stands at attention. "Lady Mum! Who is that? Who is it?" "That is Sissy and Otis. They are coming to meet you so we need to be on good behavior ok?" Otis and Sissy come in to the back yard with Otis saying in a somewhat confused voice "Mum! Who is that? Gram!! Who IS that? What is he doing here? Who is he? Where did he come
"Gram! Gram! Does this blanket thing make me look mighty?" "Well look at you Otis! Got yourself a new coat huh?" Sniffing and nudging at the "blanket thing"Otis replies "Well, Mom got it for me. Said it will keep me warm." "It will certainly help on those cold days Oats. You look quite dapper in it."
Running around in a circle and yelling "DAPPER! DAPPER! Wait! What does dapper mean Gram?" "Well, it means you look quite nice Otis." Groaning with a dramatic toss of his head,