“See that? They’re coming directly from the surf! Now you tell me, Larry, just how can that be?”
“Ya think the guy walked backwards the whole way?” Larry, not being the sharpest knife in the police department, just stood there with a blank look.
His partner, Harry, also teetering on the edge of ambiguity, bent down to inspect the footsteps more closely. “I suppose it’s possible…”
Meanwhile two impish boys were watching from the bushes, trying to hold in their laughter. “Oldest trick in the book, they scoffed”.