Lagniappe 44: Just So - How The Rhinoceros Got His Skin

... the Parsee lived by the Red Sea with nothing but his hat and his knife
and a cooking-stove of the kind that you must particularly never touch.

How The Rhinoceros Got His Skin
(listen or download from link above)
In which we are treated to another of Rudyard Kipling's lesser known Just So Stories,
one that is a particular favorite of mine.

See the story, the song of the Cake-Parsee, and all the illustrations with Kipling's captions.
As always, thank you to Will Duquette for his wonderful narration.

According to Webster
la·gniappe \ˈlan-ˌyap, lan-ˈ\
Etymology: American French, from American Spanish la ñapa the lagniappe, from la + ñapa, yapa, from Quechua yapa something added
Date: 1844
: a small gift given a customer by a merchant at the time of a purchase;
broadly : something given or obtained gratuitously or by way of good measure

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