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Back in the good old days... - moonspinner
Back in the good old days...
I laughed out loud when I read this. From Agatha Christie's The Sittaford Mystery which is part of the 1930s Omnibus:

"[about Violet Willet] Pretty girl - scraggy, of course - they all were nowadays. What was the good of a woman if she didn't look like a woman? Papers said buster were coming back. About time too."

Guess the papers got it wrong!

Current Mood: amused amused

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r0ck3tsci3ntist From: r0ck3tsci3ntist Date: February 26th, 2007 04:45 pm (UTC) (Link)
I love glimpses of past reflections. *scratches head* Does that make sense?
moonspinner From: moonspinner Date: February 27th, 2007 06:05 am (UTC) (Link)
Yep. :D
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