New words from Sleepy Hollow

Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Wed Jan 22 01:47:27 UTC 2014

If their literary license troubles you, you should probably avoid Dracula.


On 1/21/2014 8:31 PM, Joel S. Berson wrote:
> At 1/21/2014 07:32 PM, Jonathan Lighter wrote:
>> This week, George Washington had himself resurrected by Catholic priests
>> (just for a few days) so he could lead Ich and Ab in the 21st century to a
>> map buried with him showing how to reach Purgatory from Sleepy Hollow.
>>   (It's within walking distance.)
> Who the devil is their historical consultant?  GW resurrected by
> Catholic priests?  Should be Deist priests.
> There is a Purgatory Road in NY (probably Orange County), but it's 45
> miles from Sleepy Hollow, and one has to traverse the Hudson
> Highlands (as best I can make out) and switchback near Bear
> Mountain.  Let alone ferry across the Hudson.
> Joel

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