Sir F. Chook, Inventor of Leopard Oil

Likeness captured upon a daguerrotype machine in Japan, July 1891

Lettres

Wherein the Author reflects upon certain topical & personal issues of the Day.

A Mythical Sidenote

Penned upon the 6th of November, 2007

Arthurian legend describes a ‘Questing Beast,’ a collosal creature with the head of a serpent, the body of a leopard and the legs of a deer. I have a theory I’d just like to get out there:

See how it quests. Next week: The Hippocamp – Shark Eating A Pony, Or Pony Eating A Shark Backwards?


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Commentary upon “A Mythical Sidenote”

  1. Meaghan was heard to remark,

    Upon the 12th of November, 2007 at 10:31 pm,

    I do remember reading once about Crusaders discovering a beast with tails at either end (a.k.a the elephant).

    Rudyard Kipling has some gorgeous stories about the ‘origins’ of some animals and the alphabet in ‘Just So Stories’, too.


  2. Sir Frederick Chook was heard to remark,

    Upon the 12th of November, 2007 at 11:05 pm,

    You have to at least give them credit for not slaughtering the things immediately. And, ooo, origin stories!


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