“The traditional people say that if we interfere with their sacred mound, an unbelievably large, scaly, red-horned, long-tailed being with a lower body that of a goat, will wake from its slumbers, emerge from its lair, and destroy mankind,” said Professor Lawrence of Yale University. “That is, of course, a load of bollocks.”
Later that week the first shovels dug into the mound.
Far below, deep underground, a scaly, red-horned, long-tailed being etc etc awoke, grunted, checked its calendar, and muttered, “It’s a public holiday in Belgium; I’m staying in bed.”
Soon afterwards the Professor remarked, “Told you it’s all bollocks.”