“This is the fourth murder in a row this week,” muttered Sergeant Bonedead.

“One right after the other?” asked Rita Doublegirl, crime beat reporter for the Daily Objective.

“No, I mean actually in a row.  The site of the killings forms a straight line right across Squalortown.”

Rita made a pout with both of her lips.  “And Squalortown used to be such a pleasant little city.”

The Abstract Detective stood with his arms akimbo right above the chalk outline of the latest victim.  “It makes you wonder,” he pronounced.

“Why someone would do such a heinous deed?” asked Bonedead.

“No, how they came up with that weird word, akimbo.”

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