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 title of the newsletter: The Silverfish


February 2004

Vol VIII Issue II

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FEBRUARY’S Judging A Book By Its Cover

By Jenine Lillian, MLIS Day
As President and Treasurer of the Pacific Northwest Spinster Club, I have decided to pass along some of our prized wit and wisdom, found in the following books. {Though some are intended for a different audience, we have learned useful tricks and helpful hints hidden in these little jewels.} And, because we like to share, you too can get in touch with your inner spinsterhood.


The Lost Art Of Being A Man: How To Mow the Lawn (Includes: Changing A Tire, Fixing A Leaking Faucet, Carving A Thanksgiving Turkey, the Heimlich Maneuver and What To Do If A Lady Faints) {Sisters are doin’ it for themselves.}

Killer Tea Cosies and How To Make Them

The Modern Gentleman: A Guide to Essential Manners, Savvy and Vice (incl. chapters on "wooing" and "domesticity") {So we know what to watch out for.}

The Grrl Genius Guide To Life: A 12-step Program On How To Become A Grrl Genius, According To Me!

Painting Flowers on Rocks, Painting Animals on Rocks and Painting More Animals on Rocks {For when we tire of knitting.}

Miss Vera's Finishing School for Boys Who Want to Be Girls: Tips, Tales, and Teachings from the Dean of the World's First Cross-Dressing Academy {Who better to turn to for help with mustache maintenance?!}


The Dirty Girls Social Club

The True Meaning of Cleavage

Strapless (a novel) Australia Or Bust

PMS Outlaws

Revenge Of the Middle-aged Woman (a novel)

Queen Bees and Wannabes

Jenine Lillianís monthly column Judging A Book By Its Cover includes weird and wacky titles of real books. If you find weird books in your travels, send them to and they just might make it on the top 10.