How touching, eh? If only they could speak, what stories they could tell, huh? Except not only are they dead, they're plants. Which, Kirlian advocates notwithstanding, means they can't communicate with us. Which brings this topic to a speedy conclusion. On to the next:
People don't talk any more about foundation garments. Not that they talked about them all that much back whenever, but I mean you don't hear that term being bandied about. Foundation garments. I just think it's a wonderful term, as if a woman dressing herself for social viewing was like constructing a monumental public edifice. This is an image that probably never would have presented itself to me had it not been for Saul Steinberg. Hats off to you, Mr. S.