of the Center for Children's Books
|Each month we choose a favorite quote--something fun or something to make you think. See the archive for quotes from previous months.|
While the newspapers trumpeted the storm's demise, people used humor to show they had not been defeated by the blizzard. A prankster placed a placard on a particularly huge drift near New York City's Madison Square that read: THIS SNOW IS ABSOLUTELY FREE! PLEASE TAKE A SAMPLE!
Several blocks away, a shopkeeper, frustrated that he could not find anyone to shovel his snow, left this sign outside his place of buisness: IMPORTANT! EXPENSIVE DIAMOND RING LOST UNDER THIS SNOW DRIFT! FINDERS KEEPERS! START DIGGING! YOU MAY BE THE LUCKY WINNER!
|--Jim Murphy, Blizzard! (Scholastic, 2000)|
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