R. Edward Fickel (aa639@SEORF.OHIOU.EDU)
Tue, 17 Oct 1995 21:54:42 -0400
> Heard on local radio... A bidder paid $23,000 for a hammer which was once
> owned by Thomas Jefferson- even though both the head and handle have
> been replaced over the last 120 yrs. His lawyer said that his client
> was proud to own this piece of history. Hello?
Kind of reminds me of the story I tell our young scouts: "This ax
has been in my family for seven generations. In that time it has had 43
new handles and 9 new heads." They are always impressed!
The trouble with Boy Scouts is ... Ed Fickel
there ain't enough of 'em. ASM Troop 236
Logan, OH 43138
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