ralph: also, I rmembered walking past it--bunch of kids from my grade school got in a scrap with a bunch of kids from another grade school
ralph: we're talking 6 years old here
ralph: we had recently learned "the finger" and had decided that it looked even ruder of you gave people the finger with the inside of your finger facing them
ralph: the other kids copied us
ralph: so in the spring of 1962. one could have rounded the corner of XX and XX Ave and seen 15 children giving themselves the finger
ralph: years later, they caused the financial collapse
cheesoning: that is fucking poetry.
ralph: ty. I'm a poor man's stresstwig