Three mice were living in a house when a big cat moved in. One day, one of the mice was scavenging for food when the cat came up behind her. “MEOWW!” the cat bellowed. Terrified, the mouse let out a timid “Squeak!” before being gobbled up.
The next day, another of the mice was looking for food when the cat snuck up behind him. “MEOWW!” the cat roared. Totally panicked, the mouse croaked out a “Squeak!” before becoming the cat’s lunch.
On the third day, the last mouse was on the prowl for food when the cat crept up to him and thundered “MEOWW!” Calmly, the mouse turned to face the cat, mustered up all her energy, and let loose with an impressive “BOW WOW WOW!” At this, the cat turned tail and swiftly fled, whimpering and crying.
And there you have it–the importance of being bilingual!