trash vs literature

Irina Rempt irina at valdyas.org
Thu Jan 20 03:20:49 EST 2005


On Thursday 20 January 2005 09:02, Margaret Ball wrote:

> a lifetime of horse and mule trading followed by
> small-time fencing and used auto parts selling may have jaundiced his
> view of human honesty.

I first read 'fencing' as the thing you do with a foil or a sabre or an 
epee and was completely puzzled why *that* could have jaundiced his 
view of human honesty...

   Irina, Mother of Fencers

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