A newspaper is a circulating library with high blood pressure. It was as helpful as throwing a drowning man both ends of the rope. Alimony is like buying oats for a dead horse. She’s generous to a fault – if it’s her own. The ladies looked one another over with microscopic carelessness. It was so quiet, you could hear a pun drop. Lefty Grove could throw a lamb chop past a wolf. A plumber is an adventurer who traces leaky pipes to their source. She used to diet on any kind of food she could lay her hands on.