Pen vs Sword

Although she had heard that the pen was mightier than the sword, Nancy Mitford refuted this wholeheartedly as she owned a huge broadsword.
She later learned that her pen was however much sharper during an incident which involved her slicing off all the fingers of her left hand whilst scribbling down a recipe involving lots of sliced onions. She then broke her pearl necklace, dropping it into a marinading dish full of pork which she then manically upended, yelling “save the pearls before the swine” before collapsing amidst the whole mess, possibly due to loss of blood.

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3 comments

  1. Sounds like a fun party. Though it’s hard to tell if your portrait was done before the incident, or after. (That hand, man. It’s scary, and potentially scarring.)

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