It was a dark and stormy night. Two men stood on a bridge. A tall man and a small man. The tall man said to the small man, "Tell me a story." And the small man said, "It was a dark and stormy night. Two men stood on a bridge. A tall man and a small man..."
I made a video RECord talking about this, but the audio didn't stay synced up when I uploaded it for some reason, so here it is in text RECord format instead.
This is the first thing that came to mind when thinking on the topic of Loops. It was a story my mom used to tell me and her mom used to tell her. It's basically a good way to respond to the plea of "Tell me a story! Tell me a story!" when all you want is for your damn kid to go to bed already. ;)
I don't know its origin and I searched the internet to try to find it, but gave up...