Lagniappe 41: Just So - How The Whale Got His Throat

In the sea, once upon a time, O my Best Beloved, there was a Whale, and he ate fishes. ...

How The Whale Got His Throat
(listen or download from link above)

In which we are treated to one of Rudyard Kipling's lesser known Just So Stories.
See the story and all the illustrations with Kipling's captions.
Thank you to Will Duquette for his wonderful narration.

According to Webster
la·gniappe \ˈlan-ˌyap, lan-ˈ\
Etymology: American French, from American Spanish la ñapa the lagniappe, from la + ñapa, yapa, from Quechua yapa something added
Date: 1844
: a small gift given a customer by a merchant at the time of a purchase;
broadly : something given or obtained gratuitously or by way of good measure

1 comment:

  1. That was a great tale!

    Thanks Julie and Will!


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