In the olden days

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Sue is not a burglar girl
(says Ruby).

Her father was born
in the olden days.

Probably they didn’t have
burglars then

but something worse
like pirates

or deadly weapons aliens.
Deadly means

really good
and not useless.

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Rachel McAlpine

From a story told by Ruby, aged 4 or 5 or 6