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(The scene: Xin Jing Bao office, Beijing.)
EDITOR: Hey, Xiao Huang. We need something to fill page 24. No one ever reads that far anyway, what with our Special Herbal Suppository Supplement and our new section G covering Taiwanese pop stars and their pets.
XIAO HUANG: Erm, yes boss. [Shuffles through papers] Well. Here's a picture of a three-legged cow in Xi'an.
EDITOR: Marvellous. That will do very nicely.

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