Q. Why is your Tumblelog called "My Ear-Trumpet Has Been Struck by Lightning"?
A. Because "My Grandmother's Ear-Trumpet Has Been Struck by Lightning" wouldn't fit in the available space.
~ Sunday Times, Perth, Western Australia; Sunday, February 28, 1904
“Don’t wear jewels in the morning. The nobody’s do, and if you glitter in daylight you will be taken for a nobody.”