“Don’t you know that those things will fall off without any warning? Don’t you know that they’ll poke your eyes out? Those things have been known to kill people every now and then.”
Well, that’s what Momma always told us when we were kids. Not that I paid much attention to her which is probably she kept looking at me when she told us again and again. Of course I’d give her my usual good Catholic altar boy look of wide eyed amazement whenever she said it.
Not that I didn’t go right out there and try to see if I could knock down the biggest ones in one piece.