I VOS SPEAKING MIT ZIS ALIEN TODAY und he vos speaking perfect English, like me. But he spoke it in furry strange gargling singsongy voice, “I know you, you know me, one thing guy can tell you iss youf got to be freee.”
I marvelled at his astute command of der Bohemian vernacular when he told me that he learned this on der way to Earth from broadcasts out in space of what he termed, ‘beetles songs’. I was utterly amazed zat beetles could sing und compose und told him so. But he just laughed in furry alien sort of way . . .