Cloved Fruits and Kissing "Games"
Matthew R. Popalisky
mpopali at comp.uark.edu
Thu Feb 6 16:00:23 PST 1997
On Thu, 6 Feb 1997, Keith Ewing wrote:
> I realize that you called it an "informal" poll, but I don't think
> that reading 10 or 15 posts from the vocal members of the list allows
> you to speak for the "vast majoriity".
> I personally often enjoyed the cloved fruit game. I get kind of
> nostalgic for it. I found it to be fun, amusing and MOSTLY harmless.
> A childish game? Hmm. You mean like dressing up like a Knight and
> playing with sticks, or dressing up like a cavalier and fencing, or
> pretending your a noble lady? Yea, I guess you're right. It is pretty
> Kein MacEwan
> (Who refuses to grow up.)
I, who also refuse to "grow up", have always wanted to play the cloved
fruit game. I am also very touchy about how people approach my person, so
that tended to slow me down in concern (I had a difficulty with a "gentle"
when I first joined). Also, it takes a bit of chutzpha to walk up to
someone and expect a kiss or whatever.
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