Barbara Pym: Excellent Women — Reading Progress Update: 114 of 288 Pages

“… Curried whale, goodness, you wouldn’t feel like having that for tea, would you?  I had an argument about it the other day with Protheroe — you know how strictly she keeps Lent and all that sort of nonsense — well, there she was eating whale meat thinking it was fish!”

“Well, isn’t it?”

“No, of course it isn’t.  The whale is a mammal,” said Dora in a loud truculent tone.  “So you see it can hardly count as fish.”

Hah.  Take that, Mr. Melville …

 

Review, Other Status Update, and Buddy Read Announcement:
Final Review
Reading Progress Update: 60 of 493 Minutes
Buddy Read Announcement

 

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