Saturday, August 22, 2009


From Craig Nelson's Rocket Men at 111 (2009):
[On Von Braun's team's arrival in Huntsville Alabama]. It took the émigrés a while, however, to get used to the local ways. At first, every time a shopgirl in a department store at the end of a transaction said, "Y'all hurry on back now, hear?" a German would immediately turn around and return to the cash register.

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