An offcut from the Story Kettle

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Copyright © 2007, Michael M Wayman

What do you do if you swallow tuppence? If you swallowed two pennies with Queen Victoria on them, they were huge, and if you were only two years old you were going choke to death, unless...

He was only two or three years old and he was turning blue. My Mother picked him up by the ankles and shook him until they dropped out. I shall never forget that. My brother is now two meters tall and probably more careful.