Saturday, December 09, 2006

An Untoward Dalliance

Excerpt from this posting:

"...But there is more. Did you notice that the thumb of his non-dominant arm was tan while the rest of his hand remained closer to pale?" asked the detective.

"I'm afraid I did not," said Watson.

"This is an affliction peculiar to the outdoor landscape painter where only the largest of the digits is exposed to sunlight as the hand holds the palette. This in itself would be enough to confront our "finance" man but there are other clues as well."

"Please," begged Watson.

"After saying good-bye I turned to watch the gentleman leave and noticed another blatant clue."

"Yes?" said Watson..."

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Michael-Ann said...

Was that really in one of his stories?! or did you write that?

Doug Rugh said...

I'm afraid I'll have to admit it as an indiscretion of my own.