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    Default Man's bassoon is mistaken for gun

    He had no idea why the police were there. Searching his mind, he wondered if he had somehow violated a noise ordinance. The notion that someone might have mistaken his bassoon for a rifle “never crossed my mind.”
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    Just as well he wasn't carrying bagpipes in case someone confused them with a multi-barrelled mini-rocket launcher.

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    I guess the lesson is - don´t flash any score of Ornstein´s "Suicide in an Airplane" in public either ...

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