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." (Merrycoz.org)

Sunday, March 16, 2008

Is this thing on?

Hello, helloooo ...

2 Comments:

Blogger neecie said...

Glad to see that you are posting again.

Hope all is well -

neecie

1:15 AM  
Anonymous Liz said...

Where'd you go? Did you see this:
http://www.observer.com/2008/mary-kate-and-ashleys-smile-say-prune

5:21 PM  

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