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Doc was a teacher from 1967 to 2010. (Sigh)

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Interesting words - Doris Lessing
"What a remarkable thing it was, this room full of people, animals rather, all looking in one direction at other dressed-up animals lifted up to perform on a stage, animals covered with cloth and bits of fur, ornamented with stones, their faces and claws painted with colour. Everyone had just finished eating animal of some kind; and the furs that were everywhere, despite the warm evening, were from animals that had lived and played in forests and fields, and everyone's foot covering was of animal skin, and their hair -- was the worst: mats and caps and manes and wigs of hair, crimped and curled and flattered and lengthened and shortened and manipulated, hair dyed all colours, and scented and greased and lacquered. It was a room full of animals, dogs and cats and wolves and foxes that had got on their hind legs and put ribbons on themselves and brushed their fur."
Doris Lessing