Lit'ry sidenote

From: Bathsheba Grossman (
Date: Wed Apr 05 2000 - 01:26:14 EEST

On Tue, 4 Apr 2000 wrote:
> Speaking of precision - I can hardly wait to use the expression "Sucking the
> mop." Thank you Sheba for introducing this wonderful phrase to me. I say
> "me" because I'm probably the last one of "us" to hear it. Is this
> expression a quote from Shakespeare? It should be!

Credit to Donald Barthelme, author of many great postmodern short
stories. At least a hundred of them: his big books were "40 Stories"
and "60 Stories". I forget exactly which one that expression comes
from, but it sure is useful.

Bathsheba Grossman (831) 429-8224
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