Re: [gardeners] Re: tools (
Thu, 10 Dec 1998 16:43:01 +0000

Margaret wrote:
> There have been dining companions -- even Southerners --
> upon whom I would have liked to have used the sharp edge.

Temper, temper Margaret. The first mark of a gentlewoman
is the ability to cloak hostility. (Except hostility to garden
marauders such as snails, slugs, sowbugs, aphids, etc. For
them, one is permitted to exclaim, "Off with their heads!")