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Nash, Edith / Practice the here and now: selected writings of Edith Nash
(2001)

Nash, Edith
New York cousins,   pp. 27-28


Page 28

28ents. The boys discussed the Great Lakes knowledgeably and insisted they
were salt. "Oh, no," I said, "I was just swimming in Lake Michigan. The Great
Lakes are fresh water. The largest in the world." "Oh, no," they said, "The
Great Lakes are salt. It is in our geography book." "Wrong," I said. "Right,"
they said laughing, and we swam some more.


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