PEOPLE IN THE NEWS.

HAVING READ AN announcement in a “tweet” from one of her acquaintances, prominent society spinster and philanthropist Miss Alida Fortescue-Montague-Finch showed up for the “tea party” downtown in front of the Federal Building wearing a smart new bonnet and a pair of her grandmother’s lace gloves. She said she had never been so disappointed in her life.

Published in: on September 17, 2010 at 12:28 pm  Comments (5)  

The URI to TrackBack this entry is: https://drboli.wordpress.com/2010/09/17/people-in-the-news/trackback/

RSS feed for comments on this post.

5 CommentsLeave a comment

  1. Really? One would think Miss Alida would have been elated at the prospect of meeting some many new gentlemen callers.

    • Miss Alida expects her gentlemen to dress much better than that.

      • Better good manners and a rough exterior than a smooth exterior and rough manners.

  2. Considering that the Tea Party organizers and members are mostly women, she would be unlikely to meet many men.

  3. I brought several servings of Lyon’s Green Label direct from the heart of Connemara but there was no hot water to be found! Curses.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s