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Re: [Banter] Literary reference, Huck Finn

Poster: James and/or Nancy Gilly <KatieMorag@worldnet.att.net>

At 22:05 27-3-97 +0000, was written, about Huck Finn:
>Poster: "David H Ritterskamp" <dhritter@dpcmail.dukepower.com>
>     [WARNING:  The following is a humorous continuation of the previous 
>     thread.  Those of you without a sense of humor may skip the message.]

>     2.  She threw him a lump of lead to throw at mice, and he caught it in 
>     the lap of his dress by either opening his legs outward to catch the 
>     lead, or by closing his legs to let the skirt do the work, can't 
>     remember which.  Whichever, it wasn't "the way a girl would do it."

Actually, when she threw him the lump of lead, he clapped his legs together
so that the lead would not fall between them.  A girl would have spread her
legs, thus making a larger target, and let the lead drop into her dress.

Slainte -

Alasdair mac Iain

James and/or Nancy Gilly


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