Re: RARA-AVIS: The Drowning Pool

Joseph M. Johnston (
Thu, 1 Jan 1998 17:08:44 +0000 On 1 Jan 98 at 12:37, Roger Dowdy wrote:

> I had plenty of time to read _The Drowning Pool_ during my holiday
> vacation flights and I came across a phrase I hadn't heard before --
> perhaps one of our resident hardboiled jargon experts can help me
> out?
> On page 126 (of the Vintage Crime edition) Archer says "Save it for
> Wednesday night meeting" to one of Kilbourne's tough-guys. What is
> this a reference to?
Just an uninformed guess since I don't know the context.

Many Protestant churches have a Wednesday night church-wide set of
meetings which resemble Sunday School. Soem of these are
conversations/discussion groups and others are youth groups.

Joseph M. Johnston, Ph.D.
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