Thursday, September 29, 2005

Ink Scrawl Nugget 9

Hitler at the Crossroads:
The situation in Germany had come up for discussion in the bar parlour of the Angler's Rest, and it was generally agreed that Hitler was standing at the crossroads and would soon be compelled to do something definite. His present policy, said a Whisky and Splash, was mere shilly-shallying.

"He'll have to let it grow or shave it off," said the Whisky and Splash. "He can't go on sitting on the fence like this. Either a man has a moustache or he has not. There can be no middle course."
P.G Wodehouse begins a Mulliner story, Buried Treasure.

From Lord Emsworth and Others, a collection of short stories by P.G. Wodehouse.

Other Wodehouse nuggets here, here, and here.

Also, a post on Wodehouse: The Alternate Universe of P.G. Wodehouse.

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