Wednesday, October 22, 2008
Last night I was working on the Sunday magazine crossword when Jeff wandered in and asked me to quiz him, as he often does. I scanned the clues for anything having to do with history or baseball, but found none. I settled on 8-Down, a literary clue.
"Poet known as 'the Tentmaker.'" I said.
There was a pause.
"Boner Keats." he said.
"Percy Boner Shelley!" I cried, almost in unison. Much laughter ensued. We are eleven years old.