long walk ...

David Barnhart dbarnhart at HIGHLANDS.COM
Mon May 17 13:05:45 UTC 2010

Yesterday, in the presence of a "friend" I suggested was contemplating a
long walk.  He said "on a short pier."  The earliest quote I've found for
that is 1952.  Not all my resources are handy here.  Does anyone have
earlier evidence?



Barnhart at highlands.com

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