[LMB] Tixie on the job

Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Wed Sep 23 16:46:13 BST 2020


On Fri, 11 Sep 2020 00:23:49 -0500, Eric Oppen <ravenclaweric at gmail.com>
wrote:

>The Tixie comes out, dressed in full Renaissance noble garb.  He raises a
>trumpet, blows a fanfare and intones:
>
>Today in 1957, our fellow listie Marc Wilson was born.  Marc, for your
>birthday, you are invited to the Ducal palace in Montefoglia.  There, you
>will see the amazing statue that came to life on the memorable night that
>Lord Ferrante, the vile usurper and invader, was repelled and thrown from
>Montefoglia by its outraged people.  You will also be shown the rest of the
>Ducal art collection, which is quite extensive.
>
>At dinner, you will be partnered with Signorina Fiametta Beneforte.  We all
>know that your gentlemanly habits will suffice to keep the occasion
>decorous.  No matter what Signorina Fiametta ma

Ahem.  I missed this on the day, because we were camping.  Thank you.
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