The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 9.0512 Friday, 29 May 1998.
Date: Wednesday, 27 May 1998 18:59:45 -0400 (EDT)
Subject: 9.0504 Troublesome quotations
Comment: Re: SHK 9.0504 Troublesome quotations
About legible clothing:
I couldn't trace the "Let that clapper" line to its source but according
to an article in the [online] _Philadelphia Inquirer_ the line is taken
from "a satirical etiquette book of the time." Maybe someone can track
it from there.
If you'd like to read the article, it's at