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  1. BML

    BML New Member

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    It seemed a good idea at the time.

    Discussion in 'Book Discussion' started by BML, Aug 27, 2011.

    Sixty years ago or so I read a book from my fathers study within which was a reference to a railwayman who had a foot missing. When someone asked him how it had happened he replied, roughly:
    "I was working as a shunter directing waggons to different railway holding lines and one of the waggons was going just that little it further than it should past the pont where it should have stoped and I put my foot on the railway line to stop it." "Why did you do that?" someone asked. "Well, he replied, "It seemed a good idea at the time."
    I can't remember who wrote the book and I wonder if anyone here can.
     
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    Sorry, I have no idea what book you might be referring to, but it sounds really quirky. :D
     
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    Sorry I don't know this book
     
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    With the greatest respect I have to ask the question, "What is the point of such negative replies?
     

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