Monday, July 30, 2012
File Under "Ruses, Unsuccessful"
Really, you know, Winnie wasn't fooling a soul. Despite her claims that she'd bought her new Easter coat at Gimbel's when she was in the city last February, it wasn't hard to put two and two together. It's not like it was any secret that her cousin Harry owns Fantelli's Venetian Grille over on Elm Street, nor that they'd just three weeks ago switched out their tablecloths.
"She'd better watch out," laughed Nora, secure in her fur-collared splendor and daring hatlessness, "or next she'll turn up wearing the salt and pepper shakers on her hat."
"Actually," she added, pulling a Pall Mall out of her bag, "That might be an improvement."