Though I love Whoopie and the Call the Midwife sisters, Sister Irene O'Connor is my favorite singing nun: http://blog.wfmu.org/freeform/2010/03/two-australian-nuns-turn-on-drum-machine-and-ignite-the-spirit.html
@Nicole Cliffe YES. Love them too. And Fairport, this one especially for this time of year: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jy3ihk205ew
Is #3 The Forgotten Door? Or Children of Green Knowe?
@Evan Weiss@twitter Thank you! Still need to make it there in person...
I also grew up with "pocketful" but "bag full" is how it first appeared in print. Perhaps we'll have to do a sidecar illustrated history on how THAT phrase evolved...
"I am proficient with horses."
@lisma So cool! I don't remember it, but I'll have to go jog my memory. Thanks for sharing!
@Evan Weiss@twitter Yeah! I had fun doing a little interview with them a while back: http://www.nothinginthehouse.com/2012/07/interview-with-emily-and-melissa-elsen.html
Hooray for the Runcible Spoon!