Today’s helpful hint
Cursed Book Thieves Division (IV)
Here again, continuing her series, is Gammafaye: “If you have been wondering how small the ‘Small Book of Book Curses’ is, here is a selfie of said book:
“And here is book curse No. 4. An early-20th-century American rhyme is the only credit for this one:
“Who folds a leaf down,
“the devil toast brown:
“who makes mark or blot,
“the devil toast hot:
“who steals this book,
“the devil shall cook.
“The next book curse tags a book thief as an object of loathing. I know I said this of the first curse, but I really do not think, when it comes to a book thief, that these curses are unreasonable.”
The Permanent Daughterly Record
Or: Oh, and was her face red!
The Gram With a Thousand Rules writes: “Many years ago, a neighbor asked me if I would please take care of her little girl one afternoon for six weeks. She wanted to pay me, but I declined. I told her I would be happy to help her out as a favor.