[PW] Yet another question

d-lien University of Minnesota d-lien at umn.edu
Sat Jul 25 11:48:29 PDT 2015


The story is "Exposure" by Eric Frank Russell.  Reprint sources listed here

http://www.isfdb.org/cgi-bin/title.cgi?52219

The quote appears about half-way through.

Dennis Lien / d-lien at umn.edu

On Sat, Jul 25, 2015 at 12:51 PM, Peter Zilahy Ingerman, PhD
<pzi at ingerman.org> wrote:
> Hello, friend W0mbats ...
>
> Last time I asked a question the answer was simple, and I'm almost
> embarrassed   to ask another, but I'll brave  it ... and this is for me,
> again, with absolutely no rush.
>
> Perhaps 60-odd years ago I recall reading a SciFi story. I don't remember
> anything about it except for one line ... the alien (non-human, of course)
> was leaning against a tree "picking his not-teeth with fingers that
> weren't".
>
> Recently that line has popped out of my subconscious like an earworm ...
>
> Is there any chance someone besides me remembers it, and can cite a source
> for it?
>
> Peter
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