Data: (thinking out loud) Startling. Quite extraordinary, in fact!
Computer: Direction unclear. Please repeat request.
Data: That was not a request. I was simply... (with a surprised look)...talking to myself. A human idiosyncrasy, triggered by a fascination with a particular set of facts, or sometimes brought about by senility or used as a means of weighing information before reaching a conclusion, or as a...
Computer: (interrupting) Thank you, sir, I comprehend.