Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist

Honest Wear And Tear

The tip of the knife was bent right over.

Give it to Julia to give to Bean to melt down in his forge?

But the only bit of it that's metal is the blade. The bulk of it is plastic....

Throw it away?

But it'll only go into landfill- where the plastic will persist for thousands of years.

So I fetch out the pliers.

The tip is straight again. Straight in a slightly wavy way.

But I'll bet even Excalibur was a bit wavy after it had been through a few jousts and battles.

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