It was just as if somebody inside him were saying, Now then, Pooh, time for a little something.
Kanga said to Roo, Drink up your milk first, dear, and talk afterwards. So Roo, who was drinking his milk, tried to say that he could do both at once.. And had to be patted on the back and dried for quite a long time afterwards.
And how are you, said Winnie-the-Pooh. (..) Not very how, he said. I don't seem to have felt at all how for a long time.
Nearly eleven o'clock, said Pooh happily. You're just in time for a little smackerel of something.