unearths some literary gems.
From The Affair of the Thirty-Nine Cufflinks, by James Anderson:
Among the projects they came up with were tortoise farming in North Wales, a speech training school for parrots and a company producing reconditioned pencils from the glued-together stubs of old ones.
"It's not as though anybody could have mistaken it for something else, even in the dark. A tube of toothpaste doesn't feel like anything except a tube of toothpaste."
[Bonus: A jolly old woman who directs her solicitor to have her heirs sing "She'll Be Coming 'Round the Mountain" at the reading of her will--and who subsequently indulges in some more "Coming 'Round the Mountain" business as a ghost!]