Saturday, May 03, 2008
wall, pressed, water
"Some man or other must present Wall; and let him have some plaster or some loam, or some rough cast about him. to signify wall; and let him hold his fingers thus, and through that cranny shall Pyramus and Thisbe whisper".
At the pedestrian crossing an impatient elderly woman keeps her finger permanently on the button which operates the traffic lights. Not used to such treatment the lights remain stubbornly in favour of oncoming traffic until she removes her finger.
On the label of a bottle of spring water, which has apparently been flavoured with lemon juice, a note to the effect that the water is fat free.