Philadelphia Story 4

neil neil at TYPOG.CO.UK
Wed Apr 6 09:31:55 UTC 2005

At a recent dinner there were present a Frenchman and his wife who had
recently come to America. They were having some difficulty with our
In the course of the conversation, the Frenchman remarked to his neighbor at
table, "I haf moosh interest in your high beeldings in zis countree. Vot you
call zem -- sky creepers?"
"Oh, no," broke in his wife, "zat iss not right. It iss sky scratchers."

-- 'That Reminds Me', George W. Jacobs & Co, Philadelphia, October 1905, 48

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