Poor Boy Sandwich (1938); "Venice of the North" (Bruges, 1938)

Laurence Horn laurence.horn at YALE.EDU
Wed Jun 27 13:08:46 UTC 2001

At 8:39 PM -0400 6/27/01, James A. Landau wrote:
>In a message dated 06/27/2001 3:18:29 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
>Bapopik at AOL.COM writes:
>>   When a small Negro boy would ask for a sandwich Mr. Martin, who couldn't
>>  resist, picked up a 30-inch French loaf, split and buttered it, split it in
>>  thirds and filled each section with fried oysters, sausage cake, ham and
>>  cheese and handed the bundle to the hungry kid.
>Huh?  This appears to say that a small boy, of whatever race, is interested
>in and capable of eating a 30-inch French loaf.
>         - Jim Landau

Well, it did say he was hungry...

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