[time-nuts] OT loosing things

William H. Fite omniryx at gmail.com
Fri Nov 12 13:14:04 EST 2010


And thank you, Mr. Spenser...  [?]

On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 12:15 PM, J. Forster <jfor at quik.com> wrote:

> And some are Faerie Queens.
>
> -John
>
> ===========
>
> > I'm sure some faeries are fairies...
> >
> >
> >
> > On Fri, Nov 12, 2010 at 11:47 AM, Graham <planophore at aei.ca> wrote:
> >
> >> Indeed, my house has it's share.
> >>
> >> My Gram told me all about them when I was wee lad. I tell similar tales
> >> of
> >> Faeries to my grandchildren who now pass them on any others who will
> >> listen.
> >>
> >> Sadly, not the typical meaning of the term Faeries (or Fairies if you
> >> prefer) here in North America.
> >>
> >> cheers, Graham ve3gtc
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> On 11/12/2010 09:40, William H. Fite wrote:
> >>
> >>> "Faeries," ma Scottish Gram use' tae say.
> >>>
> >>> My son found his sunglasses on the back of a shelf in his
> >>> refrigerator...
> >>>
> >>> When I unpacked a box of my Scots kit following a cross-country move, I
> >>> found a Byrds album tucked neatly between my best kilt and my full
> >>> plaid...
> >>>
> >>> When we cleared out Gram's house after her death, we found a petrified
> >>> apple
> >>> pie up on a top shelf with her "good" china...
> >>>
> >>> These are the same wee folk who clutter your closet with empty wire
> >>> hangers
> >>> when you don't need them and empty it of same when you do.
> >>>
> >>> Who move your roll of solder right in the middle of your job so that
> >>> you
> >>> have to stop and find it when you used it not two minutes ago.
> >>>
> >>> Who cause the printer cartridge that you know damned well you bought
> >>> two
> >>> weeks ago to disappear entirely.
> >>>
> >>> And who now seem to have purloined the upper-middle section of my 12'
> >>> Xmas
> >>> tree.
> >>>
> >>> Gram said you could mollify them by leaving bowls of milk out for them
> >>> to
> >>> drink.
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>
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