Sergeant Coombes scratched his head with the end of a pencil, and: "Yes," he said, with hesitancy. "That is, except the word after 'narrow-bladed weapon such as a' I've got what looks like 'steelhatto." Kerry glared. "Try taking the cotton-wool out of your ears," he suggested. "The word was stiletto, s-t-i-l-e-t-t-o stiletto." "Oh," said Coombes, "thanks."