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  • Officer Short Shrift: Where were you on the night of July 25th?

    Milo: July 25th? What's that got to do with it?

    Officer Short Shrift: Do with it? It's my birthday! Boys are always forgetting people's birthdays.

  • Officer Short Shrift: You'll find it quite pleasant down here.

    Milo: Isn't it a little dark?

    Officer Short Shrift: Of course it's dark. Dungeons are always dark. If they weren't, they wouldn't be so unpleasant.

  • Officer Short Shrift: Now then, would you like a short sentence or a long sentence?

    Milo: Well, I suppose a short one, if I have a choice.

    Officer Short Shrift: How about "I am"? It's the shortest sentence I know.

    [Writes "I AM" on his pad and hands it to Milo]

    Milo: It's very kind of you to give me... such a short sentence.

    Officer Short Shrift: And when do you think you can go to prison and start serving it?

    Milo: Serving it? I guess I can't, not until I get back from Dictionopolis and the Castle in the Air.

    [Thunderclap]

    Officer Short Shrift: The what in the what?

    Milo: Why, the Castle in the Air.

    [Thunderclap]

    Officer Short Shrift: [leaving] Boys are guilty of everything! Guilty, guilty, guilty...

  • Milo: Look! You can't arrest me. I haven't been doing anything.

    Officer Short Shrift: Not doing anything, eh? You'll have to admit at your age that's a crime.

  • Officer Short Shrift: I hereby sentence you to six million years in prison!

    Milo: Six million years? But only a judge can pass a sentence.

    Officer Short Shrift: Well, then, I'm also the judge. Come now, and I'll take you to your cell.

    Milo: But you can't, I mean, only a jailer can take you to your cell.

    Officer Short Shrift: Good point! I'm also the jailer!

  • Officer Short Shrift: I should have known. It's you! Guilty of sowing confusion, upsetting the alphabet cards...

    Milo: Apple cart.

    Officer Short Shrift: Correcting an officer, wreaking havoc, mincing words, having a dog with an unauthorized alarm...

    [Tock barks at Short Shrift]

    Officer Short Shrift: And illegal barking.

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