Unformatted text preview: HE’S got to do is to write on the plate and throw it out. You don’t HAVE to be able to read it. Why, half the time you can’t read anything a prisoner writes on a tin plate, or anywhere else.’ ‘Well, then, what’s the sense in wasting the plates?’ ‘Why, blame it all, it ain’t the PRISONER’S plates.’ ‘But it’s SOMEBODY’S plates, ain’t it?’ ‘Well, spos’n it is? What does the PRISONER care whose —‘ He broke off there, because we heard the breakfast- horn blowing. So we cleared out for the house....
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- Summer '13
- English, Jim, tin plate, best authori- ties