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A question for the ages


I blush at Billy Joe Fudge's kind comments. Sunday's episode of "But meanwhile, back in The Shire..." was particularly fun to put together.

For years now, a Russell County friend and I have quietly but diligently worked to keep as many of the "old" words and phrases as possible before the public, including such rusty, dusty gems as commodious, pestiferous, fancy groceries (a personal favorite), and, of course, slather, in its myriad forms.

Still, truth-in-commenting requires divulgence that Mr. Fudge's food-related comment about slathering kept me up the better part of last night as a question for the ages swirled about in the deep vacuum of my cranial cavity: Is it possible to over-slather a biscuit with butter? --JIM

Comments re: Letter: In appreciation of JIM

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