From: Jerry Bryson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat 28 Jan 2006 - 20:32:06 GMT
On Jan 28, 2006, at 11:14 AM, Kate Distin wrote:
> Ben Dawson wrote:
>> On Fri, 27 Jan 2006 21:37:31 -0500, you wrote:
>>> This discussion has been reminding me of the Little Dutch Boy, who
>>> froze to death with his finger in the dike and saved Holland.
>> I have heard of that story before. Is it true? If it is, I hope they
>> awarded him some kind of posthumous medal or something.
>> What a brave little guy...
> I used to have this book but never read it, so don't know if this is
> true. Or if the reported story in the book was based on any existing
It could of been a teaching story, intended to drive home the
importance of keeping the dikes intact.
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