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John Bird <[log in to unmask]>
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Fri, 7 Jan 2011 21:35:40 -0500
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As a Braves fan, I will add this immortal rhyme:  "Spahn and Sain and pray
for rain."  This would have haunted Twain (to continue the rhyme)--perhaps
more than "Punch, Brothers, Punch." Braves fans know all about being

A good Mark Twain Circle session this morning at MLA on Twain and Politics
(other than the first paper, which was an egregious waste of time). Another
session on Sunday morning. 

John Bird

-----Original Message-----
From: Mark Twain Forum [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Harold Bush
Sent: Friday, January 07, 2011 9:02 PM
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Subject: Re: the new "dean" of MT scholarship

Larry -- wow that was a Freudian slip -- oddly, of course being the real
deal Cardinal fan, my mind was trying to say Stan Musial but for whatever
reason early this morning I wrote Spahn.  go figure.

On Fri, Jan 7, 2011 at 10:59 AM, Lawrence Howe <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Hal--
> By the way, Warren Spahn was a pitcher.
> --LH

Harold K. Bush, Ph.D
Professor of English
Saint Louis University
St. Louis, MO  63108
314-977-3616 (w); 314-771-6795 (h)