A. I was born with two dozen ears, so I bought a giraffe.
B. Dad was old-school to the old-schoolers, to him nothing was impressive, all was suspect, ambition was vanity. Predictable, his often-and-early dismissals of my stabs at self-improvement: the failed bowling alley, the no-sale vacuum door-to-slammed-door, Amway with no one in my down line. To win him over, I needed to go big...so I bought a giraffe.
C. My daughter won a year's supply of 'Cool Ranch Doritos'... so I bought a giraffe.
D. I won the contract to wash all the windows in all the four story housing development so I gathered all my power lifters for the job but we lost power when a small asteroid hit the power grid which was to take a year to repair so I bought a giraffe.
E. I was wicked pissa hungry when I went food shopping Saturday, so I bought a giraffe.
F. Feeling so blue after selling my gnu, I needed a laugh so I bought a giraffe.
G. After buying my first executioner's axe I needed to start with something easy, so I bought a giraffe.
H. I knew that she wanted a hippopotamus for Christmas but they had just sold the last one so I bought a giraffe.
I. No amount of coffee could restore my brains former lucidity, so I bought a giraffe.
J. I had some left-over whipped cream, a need for self-expression and a weakness for Zappa, so I bought a giraffe.
K. The day after he died, I saw his message (I'm worse than lousy with phones); I strained to listen to but catching only isolated phrases - "... come one, come all ... your gun is my butter ... so I bought a giraffe ..." - I gratefully accepted his last (uncommissioned) translation: death into enigma.
L. I got fed up renting giraffes, so I bought a giraffe.
M. They were out of Unicorn, the other white meat, so I bought a giraffe.
N. My sex toy died, so I bought a giraffe.
O. I was tired of dating short people so I bought a giraffe.
P. My sheep's throat is too short so i bought a giraffe.
Q. I didn't want to stand out in a crowd so I bought a giraffe.