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Old 10-05-2014, 07:23 AM   #1711
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Arrow P Soup


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Publication date 1905 -Little Princess 7-year-old Sara Crewe and her father, Captain Crewe, arriving at Miss Minchin's boarding school for girls in London. Captain Crewe is very wealthy and states that Sara is destined for a lavish, comfortable future. Despite being pampered all her life in India, Sara herself is very intelligent, polite, and creative.. Headmistress Miss Minchin is secretly jealous and dislikes Sara for her cleverness, but openly praises and flatters her because of her father's wealth...An 1871 New York Times article refers to "London, particularly, where the population are periodically submerged in a fog of the consistency of pea soup..." The fogs caused large numbers of deaths from respiratory problems..The Great Smog of '52 or Big Smoke was a severe air-pollution event that affected London during December 1952. A period of cold weather, combined with an anticyclone and windless conditions, collected airborne pollutants mostly from the use of coal to form a thick layer of smog over the city. It lasted from Friday 5 to Tuesday 9 December 1952, and then dispersed quickly after a change of weather..The Adventure of the Bruce-Partington Plans (1912) describes "a dense yellow fog" that has settled down over London, and later notes, "a greasy, heavy brown swirl still drifting past us and condensing in oily drops on the windowpane"...http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qE2Vdcv9Q_o
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0017075/
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pea_soup_fog
http://www.davidicke.com/forum/showp...7&postcount=85By now you know what I liked most was the hunt, the challenge of what the thing was. The killing for me was secondary. I got no rise as such out of it... for the most part. But the figuring it out, the challenge - the stalking and doing it right, successfully - that X-cited me a lot. The greater the odds against me, the more juice I got out of it.Hey man, you ever go in that slaughter room or whatever they call it- the place where they shoot cattle in the head with that big air gun...http://www.davidicke.com/forum/showp...&postcount=133

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