Prunes and Prism

RULES FOR YOUNG LADIES: Some arch advice on snagging a husband. Exercising the mouth into a pretty shape through repetition of certain words seems to have been an indoor sport for young nineteenth-century girls; in Little Dorrit, Charles Dickens' overly bred girl repeats, "papa, potatoes, poultry, prunes and prism." (

Monday, February 06, 2006

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Blogger thirty-year-old secretary said...

You have a blogroll and, now, pictures! I think you are far too modest about your computer skills. The thought of having to figure out the posting of pictures turns my blood cold. Even links, which are Easy to do, don't get done because of laziness, so bravo to you.

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