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Re: scope of the SCA

Poster: "Stephanie M. Thorson" <smt2@st-andrews.ac.uk>

On Thu, 27 Mar 1997, Corun MacAnndra wrote:

> Caitlin writes:

> > (For an example of 
> > how this works, remember the scene in ... was it Tom Sawyer or Huck Finn? 
> > . when a boy dressed as a girl was "caught out" by how he moved when 
> > something was dropped in his lap.
> I think it was Huck and he was trying to thread a needle.

It was Huck.  However, he was caught out on both counts - the way he
threaded the needle AND the way he reacted when something was thrown to
him.  The woman who determines that Huck is in fact a boy in girl's 
clothing gives an explanation of how the ways he performed in both cases 
were different from how girls and women would do them.

Stephanie M. Thorson			|  SCA: Lady Alianora Munro
Dept. of Scottish History		|  Clan White Wing
University of St Andrews		|  Tarkhan, Khanate Red Lion

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