The Corner

Nellie Get Your Gun

To judge by today’s email bag, that YouTube clip of Nellie at the range is meeting with some hearty approval from Dads.

It’s given me an idea. I understand that the American tradition is for Dad to be cleaning his shotgun on the kitchen table when the daughter’s boyfriend comes calling.

I think I can do better: I’m going to have Nellie cleaning it!

(And hope she’s not too familiar with old musicals.)

John Derbyshire — Mr. Derbyshire is a former contributing editor of National Review.

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