When I was a little girl, I learned a nursery rhyme is school called "Lucy Locket".
Lucy Locket, lost her pocket,
What a silly thing to do.
If you’re not careful, Lucy,
Next you’ll lose your shoe!
As a young child I found this so absurd. How in the world could one lose a pocket? They were a part of your clothing! How can one lose the pocket in their jeans, I ask you?
Then, many years later, while I was sitting in some humanities class in college, lo and behold, I learned that in times past, a pocket was really just a little purse, used for carrying small items. Live and learn. The nursery rhyme finally made sense to me.
There’s a point to this blog other than feeling the need to educate the masses! Our household has given up our telephone landline, and we’re only using our cell phones. That’s great but I have this nasty habit of setting my phone down and not remembering where I left it. For the past couple of years the only time I used my landline was to call and locate my cell phone! Now, with the...Read more