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The second person

You know what I'm like. I know what you're like. But we can't say it right

By Ali Smith   October 2008

You’re something else. You really are.

This is the kind of thing you’d do. Say you were standing outside a music shop. You’d go into that shop and just buy an accordion. You’d buy one that cost hundreds of pounds, one of the really big ones. It would be huge. It would be a pretty substantial thing just to lift or to carry across a room, never mind actually play.

You would buy this accordion precisely because you can’t play the accordion.

You’d go into the shop. You’d go straight to the place they keep the accordions. You’d stand…

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