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#102211 05/07/03 04:47 AM
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>My son comes out of his room the other day, with 6 safety pins across the front of his perfectly good, not torn t-shirt.

I guess you can be glad they're not across his perfectly good face!<

That I am, Anna, that I am! But, his disposition of late seems to be highly suggestive of that happening sometime in the not so distant future! And I, of course, have to pull out that favorite parental phrase: "not while you are living under my roof!"


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From Saki's "The Secret Sin of Septimius Brope":

"To think that a scandal of this sort should be going on under my roof!" said Mrs. Riversedge indignantly.

"I wonder why it is that scandal seems so much worse under a roof," observed Clovis; "I've always regarded it as a proof of the superior delicacy of the cat tribe that it conducts most of its scandals above the slates."


The whole story can be found at: http://homepage.ntlworld.com/doklands/Clovis/SeptimusBrope.html



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#102213 05/07/03 05:33 AM
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Oh, that is delightful, Bingley! Thanks for sharing! Made me smile :)


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PS......did you know that if one hits the 'Check spelling' button before posting, and the post has 'Bingley' in it, that spellcheck corrects Bingley to 'bingo'?

Just thought that was kind of cute......... :)


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The wine-pourer was among the favorite authors of my youth.
Not read that story, though.

thanks,
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