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Reading progress update: I've read 114 out of 288 pages.

Excellent Women - Barbara Pym, Alexander McCall Smith

"... Curried whale, goodness, you wouldn't feel like having that for tea, would you?  I had an argument about it the other day with Protheroe -- you know how strictly she keeps Lent and all that sort of nonsense -- well, there she was eating whale meat thinking it was fish!"

 

"Well, isn't it?"

 

"No, of course it isn't.  The whale is a mammal," said Dora in a loud truculent tone.  "So you see it can hardly count as fish."

 

 

Hah.  Take that, Mr. Melville ...