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Beware of apples, 2.

June 8, 2011


Do you know the story of William Tell? I remember being told it as a child, but I could only tell you the main points. Thank goodness for Wiki. Apparently William Tell didn’t bow to a hat on a pole, erected by Austrian invaders of Switzerland, and he was arrested and forced to shoot an apple off the head of his son. He succeeded – William S Burroughs wasn’t so great a marksman when he shot the apple on top of his wife Joan‘s head.

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  1. William permalink
    June 9, 2011 8:11 am

    And the story continues that he had taken two arrows in preparation and when asked why, he replied the second arrow was for you if I missed. The moral of the story is be prepared.

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