[lit-ideas] Re: 5 Short Stories

  • From: David Ritchie <ritchierd@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 15 May 2004 18:01:41 -0700

on 5/15/04 4:27 PM, Robert Paul at Robert.Paul@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:

> Now--does anyone know what 'thimble and pea sharpers' are or were?
I think the reference is to what is also known as "the shell game."  Three
thimbles, one pea.

David Ritchie, cooking line-caught, state-branded, naturally-colored,
recently-deceased, not-particularly endangered, wild salmon from Fred
Meyer's best bucket, shovel and bait emporium in Portland, Oregon

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