The Corner

Re: Turtle Bay

Andrew: I wish I could boast of having met a Cobblers supporter last night; but they

are awfully rare, even in Northampton.

And forgive me, all concerned, for not having thanked the folk who bought me

drinks.

And oh, a thank you, a GREAT BIG SPECIAL thank you, to the fan who said, on

meeting me: “Wow, you’re a young guy! I had you in my mind as this crusty

old curmudgeon.” The Lord bless you and keep you, Sir, and may your tribe

increase!

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

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