A Conversation for Lucy the Elephant, Margate City, New Jersey, USA


Post 1

Jimi X

Please comment here on my entry about Lucy the Elephant.

Thanks! smiley - smiley


Post 2

Global Village Idiot

Yea, Jimi!

This is certainly part of what the Guide should be - well-written tales of unusual places.

The only tiny loose end I could see was what people would like Lucy to be a museum *of* - Margate, elephant-shaped buildings - or maybe elephants?

Aside from that, a joy. Thanks.

smiley - smiley


Post 3

Jimi X

Ooops. It's supposed to be a museum of shore history. You know, a public bathing areas in New Jersey kind of thing with old swimming suits and life guard gear and some stuff about the region's sea-faring history. I'll add that into the entry someplace.


Post 4

Peet (the Pedantic Punctuation Policeman, Muse of Lateral Programming Ideas, Eggcups-Spurtle-and-Spoonswinner, BBC Cheese Namer & Zaphodista)

I was briefly confused - the "coming up" page just calls the article "Lucy the Elephant", so I was expecting an insight into the history of animals relieving themselves on live childrens' television... smiley - winkeye Fortunately, the longer title on the actual article cleared up any lingering confusion...

(One of the UK's longest-running children's shows, "Blue Peter" had an Elephant peeing on the studio floor and then dragging its keeper through it on live TV during the 1960s; the clip is shown every couple of years since... As far as I can remember, it too was called "Lucy"...)

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