September 17, 2008

...after much Puzzling, and putting the poor Woman to great Torment, he found there was some Difference between the Situation of the Parts in the rational & irrational Animals, and so, sewing up the Wound, he was forced to give up the Experiment.

Ann Althouse gets the best comments.

Posted by Dr. Frank at September 17, 2008 03:07 AM

So are you hinting that you would like for your readers to start leaving comments in the manner of Sir Archy?

Posted by: k. at September 17, 2008 06:39 PM

Not that I've been giving readers a whole lot to comment on lately, k., but I believe being haunted by the ghost of an 18th Century gentleman could only improve this particular blog.

Posted by: Dr. Frank at September 17, 2008 06:52 PM

Would you settle for the ghost of a 19th century bar wench? It seems as though there are a finite number of 18th Century gentlemen that haunt the internets.

Posted by: k. at September 17, 2008 10:18 PM

Hmm, I know a certain Captain over in the Keys whose parlance has an uncanny ressemblance to Sir Archy┬┤s, I have to wonder...

Posted by: Javier at October 7, 2008 12:50 AM