"Are you daft?" said Ricky. "How can I sit there doing nothing but history? It's so jolly dull. Besides, there are other things to think about, such as catching those crooks."
Her friends laughed jeeringly. "Catch those crooks!" said Julie. "You've been trying for years to catch a crook, and so far you haven't even managed to see one, far less catch one!"
"Yes, well, I haven't been very lucky so far," Ricky admitted.
From the short story CROOKS LIMITED.