[What follows is an imagined dialogue between a lawyer and a librarian, regarding a fictional loose-leaf publication]
Lawyer: I’d like to see what you have in the library on the crime of jabberwock-slaying, please.
Librarian (without consulting the catalog): Yes, the seminal treatise on the topic is Carroll on Jabberwocks, shelved under call number… you know what, I’ll just grab it off the shelf for you.
Lawyer: Thanks, I’ve never really understood what call numbers are, anyway.
[Librarian returns carrying four heavy, ugly binders]
Lawyer: So, which one should I use?
Librarian: Well, you just . . . [more]