“What is the meaning of this?” the general asked. The scientist deflated a bit as he showed him the prototype.
“Well, you know how we were using pigeons to send messages, and you said that was too slow? I’ve found a solution to speed up the process.”
“By giving the birds little jetpacks?”
“They picked up on the technology surprisingly quickly, although we did have some problems miniaturizing it. They can deliver messages three times faster now!”
“I meant, we should switch to radios!”
“I mean, we could, but I don’t know how we’d train the pigeons to use them.”

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