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  • ...heard the William Tell Overture, by Rossini, on the radio;
    which was a theme tune of the television series The Lone Ranger
    It took me right back to my childhood.

    (from The Lone Ranger by Diane Jardel)

    The Lone Ranger struck a chord, fired a bullet, cracked a smile
    Hi-ho Silver, Away indeed!
    Funny thing
    same as you
    wondered about those 60s Hollywood writers
    zany, tongue-in-cheek, caustic-too-much
    calling the Ranger’s right-hand-man Tonto
    Qué cara!

    Well, like I say
    here’s one for the Tonto
    in all of us...

    Millions of Stars

    The Lone Ranger and Tonto were on a camping trip. After they got their tent all set up, both men fell sound asleep.

    Some hours later, Tonto wakes the Lone Ranger and says, "Kemosabe, look towards sky. What you see?"

    The Lone Ranger replies, "I see millions of stars."

    "What that tell you?" asked Tonto.

    The Lone Ranger ponders for a minute then says:

    "Astronomically speaking, it tells me there are millions of galaxies.
    Time wise, it appears to be approximately a quarter past three in the morning.
    Theologically, the Lord is all powerful, and we are very small.
    Meteorologically, seems we will have a beautiful day tomorrow. What does it tell you, Tonto?"

    " It tell me, you dumber than buffalo shit. Someone stole our tent."

    (Yeah! One for the good guys!)
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