his skills to the impresario.
"I have the most unusual act," he announces. "I'm sure it
will amaze you."
He proceeds to climb a tall tower, and jumps off. He flaps
his arms wildly, and finally his fall slows. He soars forward,
then swoops upward, turns and swoops back again. Finally he
stops in mid air and gently lowers himself to the ground.
The impresario stares blankly at him for a long time. Finally
he says, "Is that all you've got? Bird imitations?"