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The Littlest Client #44


A guy with a suitcase passed me as I walked up the path. He nodded, mostly with his hat, and kept going. He looked nervous.

I got to the green door, grabbed the gold door knocker and banged it as the shimmering yellow lion stared back at me like he was angry that I'd just repeatedly hit him in the face.

The door swung open and a little gray-haired woman with round glasses was standing there, grinning like some psychotic rag doll with a painted on smile.

"Can I help you, young man?" she asked in a squeaky voice...

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    Christopher almost 4 years ago

    That's a description of a gold door knocker I saw once that was a lion's head and it looked like the knocker was in its mouth.When you used it it looked like you were hitting the lion right in the puss.

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    Neville Hunt almost 4 years ago

    We have lion’s head door knockers over here too. Maybe timid people fit them to seem a bit tough?

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    Christopher almost 4 years ago

    Could be. Sometimes when I'm describing these places I look up old architecture on the internet and sometimes it's something I remember seeing long ago.

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