Re: [gardeners] Re:Scalleywags? Definately one word. ;-)

Jane Burdekin (
Fri, 16 Oct 1998 08:53:40 -0600

>At 08:09 AM 10/16/98 -0700, you wrote:
>>I have a long time friend who lives in Silas, Alabama. He says Silas is
>>so far out in the country they get their mail in Mississippi. He also
>>doesn't curse but freely uses scalawag, rapscallion, rascal, and such
>>old English terms. Kinda interesting to listen to him when he really
>>gets ticked off about something.
>Chuck worked  building theatrical sets one time with a retired minister.
>The minister said, "Oh, the dickens!" one day and Chuck turned to see that
>the man had cut off one of his fingers on the table saw.  That would not
>have been my reaction.  Margaret

That was not what I said either when I sliced my finger in the table saw.
Still have the scar on the one and it still hurts in the cold weather.

Jane (awaiting the possible s*&^ tonight)