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  •  everybody else (10+ / 0-)

    rewrites history, so why not me?

    And -- pats self on back -- 99 words:

    “You hardly notice the color.” The seamstress ran a work-roughened hand gently over the yards of cloth, streamers of it spilling off her lap and pooling around her feet.

    With gaze downcast, she couldn’t see the general’s glare as he examined her handiwork.

    “Madame,” the coldly proper voice that had terrified politicians and young recruits, “this will not do. We specified green, possibly some yellow. What you have here is a gaudy banner of primary colors.”

    His booted toe nudged the cloth on the floor. He turned to leave. “Pray correct the error. Until then, good day, Mistress Ross.”

    There is no question that there is an unseen world. The problem is, how far is it from Midtown and how late is it open? -- Woody Allen

    by Mnemosyne on Thu Jul 04, 2013 at 09:37:36 PM PDT

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