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Re: Are Duck Pins Period?
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- Date: 27 Feb 95 14:46:00 -0500
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Razmus the Innocent laments the sorry state of care in Atlantia for our
friends of the lower phyla. Ianthe provides running commentary:
Your Grace, please add my support to your effort to ban the
reprehensible and irresponsible use of Duke Pens....
...I was quiet when I heard tell of nobles in our fair kingdom wearing
bits of fish, although I never understood why it is a male dominated
fashion -- or what made Cod particularly popular...
I believe that the initial male piscatorial fashion statement was
the crayfish. Crayfish proved both too small for modesty; and
possessed of pincers, benefitting performance of La Volta, but not
much else. (Some of the Ancient Ones assembled here may remember
Raymond Cruxhumor, the lobster pictured on his shield, and the
peculiar leaping style he affected in the lists.)
When the Cod came into consideration most of the male population
lauded its larger size, sleek silvery skin, and general lack of
...But now to hear of Duke Pens! I shall not stand for it. While the
Dukes of our kingdom are often brightly colored, and often have the
most attractive coverings, we shouldn't waste this natural resource
for simple Duke Pens. Goose pens are sufficient for normal use, and
perhaps Peacock pens for formal signing. We should save the plummage
of our Dukes! (Certainly there are Pelicans who can be plucked first.)
Pelicans should certainly be plucked first. Since no one sober
would undertake what they do, Pelicans MUST be stewed.
Preferably seasonsed with Laurel's leaves.
Dukes on the other hand are usually steamed. Often for cause.
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