case in hand? |\ He opened it.. pulled out a little piano.. and a piano stool. _| \ Reaching into his pocket and pulled out a mouse. He (_| | .---. put the mouse on the piano stool, the mouse then _| / 6_6 began to play a classical piece. The crowd in the (_| \_ (__\ bar began to gather and look in wonder. The man // \\ then pulled out a bird and placed him on the piano, (( )) the Bird then began to sing a Paccini aria in =======""===""======= crystal clear Italian. A man at the end of the jgs ||| bar had become very excited about all this and ||| offered the man $100,000 dollars for the whole setup. '|' The owner said no. The other man offered the money for just the Bird, exclaiming that he loved that voice of the bird so much he just ___ had to have it. The owner agreed _ _ .-' '-. and sold the bird for $100,000. (.)(.)/ \ jgs The bartender questioned the /00 ; owner of the setup and told him o_\\-mm-......-mm`~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~` that the whole thing was worth millions. "That's okay," the man replied, "the mouse is a ventriloquist".