Chicago Tribune, May 11, 1875. This kind of thing happens to me all the time–other bloggers try to provoke me into throwing a punch so they can pull out a hand cannon. Old media, new media: what’s the difference?
I’m not familiar with an opera or operetta called Deborah. Anyone know of it?
I’ve never seen “nerve” as an adjective before, but I kinda like it.
“Downing’s carrying a pistol was regarded by everybody as a joke”–ouch!