Thursday, March 20, 2008

Maud Martha

"Once," mused Mrs. Burns Cooper, "I had a girl who botched up the kitchen. Made a botch out of it. But all I had to do was just sort of cock my head and say, 'Now, now, Albertine!' Her name was Albertine. Then she'd giggle and scrub and scrub and she was so sorry about trying to take advantage."