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Unformatted text preview: Orr: "When I was a kid, I used to walk around all day with crab apples in my cheeks. One in each cheek." Yossarian: "Why?" Orr (tittering triumphantly): "Because they're better than horse chestnuts. When I couldn't get crab apples, I used horse chestnuts. Horse chestnuts are about the same size as crab apples and actually have a better shape, although the shape doesn't matter a bit." Yossarian: "Why did you walk around with crab apples in your cheeks? That's what I asked." Orr: "Because they've got a better shape than horse chestnuts. I just told you that." Yossarian: "Why, you evil-eyed, mechanically-aptituded, disaffiliated son of a bitch, did you walk around with anything in your cheeks?" Orr: "I didn't walk around with anything in my cheeks. I walked around with crab apples in my cheeks. . . ." The answer, not that it matters, is that Orr wanted "apple cheeks" not the color so much as the...
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2011 for the course ENGLISH 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at Texas State.
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