Monday, November 02, 2009
Filling the Well #2
EXCERPT: "Just a minute," Kotter said addressing the hood. "I can understand your concern. But Lousy Louie's name was not used in the paper. So as far as
your complaint is concerned I don't think you have a leg to stand on."
"Funny you should mention not having a leg to stand on," the hood replied.
"Because if Lousy Louie is put in dis paper again, dat's what everybody on da paper is gonna have--not a leg to stand on."
"Are you saying..." Kotter began defiantly.
"Yeah, I'm saying," the hood told him. "If Lousy Louie is in da paper again, da guys on da paper is gonna get da wrong end of da pencil."
"The eraser end?" Wahington guessed.
"You got it. Rubbed out."