[DWJ] Re: Alien Squid

Minnow minnow at belfry.org.uk
Sun Dec 23 12:19:27 EST 2007


>As for the failure of age to "mellow" various personalities, one thinks
>of Tuppence in one of the later of Agatha Christie's novels ('Elephants
>Do Remember', I think) discussing Tommy's aunt or whatever in the rest
>home, who refuses to have her in the room; "If you are nasty at 20, and
>nasty at 40, and nastier at 60, and a perfect *devil* at 80..."

Given the subject-line, the question the question that sprang to my mind
was: do people get aliener or more squiddly as they get older?  Or both?

Minnow





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