From: Kate Distin (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat 28 Jan 2006 - 21:00:40 GMT
Jerry Bryson wrote:
> 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.
Oops - my last reply was in response to this message, not your other one
. . . I'll try again:
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