This is going to be my emblem. Ma sent it up last week. Did you ever see stuff like this, and a color like this? It doesn't even button all the way down. You have to pull it over your head, like this.
I wonder what would happen if I looked like a fairy to everyone.
No, cut it out. What is it?
Well, in case suitors begin clamoring at the door, you can tell them I'm wearing this as an emblem.
Well, we've got to do something to celebrate. We haven't got a flag, we can't float Old Glory proudly out the window. So I'm going to wear this, and and emblem.
I was reading in the paper that we bombed Central Europe for the first time the other day .
Only someone who knew Phineas as well as I did could realize that he was not changing the subject. I just listened as he made his fantastic connection between his shirt and the war.
And he wore his emblem. Only he could wear something like this without having it torn from his back. The best part of it all though, was watching Mr. Patch-Withers's face become pinker and pinker with amusement as Finny explained the meaning of the shirt.