Lagniappe 48: Just So - The Elephant's Child

In the High and Far-Off Times
the Elephant, O Best Beloved, had no trunk ...

The Elephant's Child
(listen or download from link above)
As always, read with dash and verve by Will Duquette.

See the story, a poem, and all the illustrations with Kipling's captions.
As always, thank you to Will Duquette for his tip-top 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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