Chronicles of Don’t Be So Ridiculous Valley

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“Oh, yes,” said Elsie, “silly me.” “But why should they let a washerwoman in?” asked Sodge, still a distant voice on the field radio. “Washerwomen always get into places,” said Elsie, knowingly. “I think it’s a very good plan, even though I do say so myself.” They all agreed that Elsie was a very brave fairy even to think of the idea, let alone be willing to do it. Sodge agreed to wait three days before launching his offensive on the rock face of Pigfrog Command, to give Elsie a chance to carry out her plan.