Sunday, May 15, 2011

00538 Day 70, the Rake

A cautionary tale:

After hours spent trawling the Internet for information about the construction of rakes, I set about my task with the zeal of a man possessed.

When my labors were done, I stood back to survey the work.

Imagine my surprise when, upon reviewing the whole, I discovered that instead of a "long-handled implement with a row of projecting teeth at its head" (used especially to gather leaves or to loosen or smooth earth), I had instead created a "fashionable/wealthy man of dissolute or promiscuous habits".

Curse my inability to distinguish between objects and people. I must employ more stringent research methodology.

Here's what my endeavors should have yielded:

the Rake

the Rake

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