unearths some literary gems.
From The Case of the Defunct Adjunct, by Frankie Bow:
It was part of a yarn tree on an orange construction paper background. I wondered what possible educational purpose it served. Maybe to illustrate what trees would look like if they were made of yarn?
[Bonus: This book offers a malaproping character!]
"This thing makes me madder than a wet blanket."
"It is a scandal that stinks to Betsy's Heaven."
"You must not try to escape your conscience by drinking yourself into Bolivia."
"What is the expression, the third time is the most charming?"