Seeing the Point

Seeing the Point. Source: Fun. (2 May 1868): 89. Courtesy of the Suzy Covey Comic Book Collection in the George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida. Click on image to enlarge it.

Flora: — “Mamma, I should like to stay at home t-day — it’s going to rain, too — look where the wind is; it’s in the south, you can see by the letters on the church spire, and — .”

Mamma: — “Pooh, nonsense, child! Be off to school at once; that S is always pointing in that direction.”

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Last modified 20 February 2016