“Did the elf have to die?”

Miss Print: “This guy is having problems with the printer.”

Bear: “Okay. First thing we have to do is kill the elf that lives in the printer.”

[Bear walks off to deal with printer problem]

Later . . .

Miss Print: “Did the elf have to die?”

Bear: “Of course. The elves always have to die. Why would you ask such a question?”

Miss Print: “I like elves.” [It’s true.]