Once upon a time, in a nice little forest, there lived an orphaned bunny and an orphaned snake. As a surprising coincidence, both were blind from birth. One day, the bunny was hopping through the forest, and the snake was slithering through the forest, when the bunny tripped over the snake and fell down, also knocking the snake about quite a bit. "Oh, my," said the bunny. "I'm terribly sorry. I didn't mean to hurt you. You see, I've been blind since birth, so
can't see where I'm going, and, in fact, since I'm also an orphan, I don't even
know what I am."
"Quite okay," replied the snake. "Actually, my story is much the same as
yours, as I am also blind since birth, and also never knew my mother. Tell you
what, maybe I could kinda slither over you, and figure out what you are, so at
least you'll have that going for you."
"Oh, that would be wonderful," said the bunny.
So the snake slithered all over the bunny, and said, "Well, you're covered
with soft fur, and you have really long ears, and your nose twitches, and you
have a soft cottony tail. I'd say that you must be a bunny."
"Oh, thank you! thank you!" cried the bunny in obvious excitement. "Maybe I
could feel you with my paw, and help you the same way you've helped me."
So the bunny felt the snake all over, and said, "Well, you're scaly and
slimy, and you have a forked tongue and no balls. I'd say you must be a