“Have a banana!” said the owl, handing one to the monkey.
“Don’t mind if I do,” said the monkey, peeling it expertly and stuffing it into his mouth in one go.
“Lucky the wind’s dropped, eh?” said the owl.
“Mmhhrrwwffmm,” said the monkey, chewing then swallowing hard.
They were sitting in the shade of the tallest coconut tree in the district, in fact the only one for several miles around.
“Brought my tree down, it did,” said the owl, a tear coming to his eye.