The bartender leaned over the bar and said,”We don’t serve ropes in here, if you don’t want any trouble you’d better hit the road!” and the two little ropes scurried away. On their way out they bumped into their friend and told him what had happened.
“Don’t worry about a thing.” he said,” Watch this!” and he twisted his top around and fluffed himself out. He sidled up to the bartender and ordered a beer.
The bartender poured the beer, but as he was handing it over he said,” We don’t serve ropes in here….you wouldn’t be a rope would you?”
“Oh no,” said the fluffy rope,”I’m a frayed knot!!”