Wednesday, May 25, 2011

G rated: 1908

The Mayor turned so pale at this that the Constable had to thrust a banana into his mouth to restore his courage.
--From The Magic Pudding--

I can't tell if it's better that this sentence is illustrated or not. And what does it mean that these two characters (both portrayed as rather weak and/or effeminate) are stuffing themselves with bananas while everyone else in the book is eating pie and the occasional egg?

Are these bananas just bananas?

1 comment:

Trooper York said...

Sometimes a banana is just a banana.

Not this time.

But sometimes.

Just sayn'