The lease said about my and my fathers trip from the Bureau of Manhattan to our new home the soonest mended. In some way ether I or he got balled up on the grand concorpse and next thing you know we was thretning to swoop down on Pittsfield.
Are you lost daddy I arsked tenderly.
Shut up he explained.
Tuesday, October 18, 2011
A Ring Lardner fan site provides the context to his most famous line; this is from The Young Immigrants, about the Lardners' moving to a new town, from the p.o.v. of his young son:
Thus blogged Anderson ... on or about Tuesday, October 18, 2011