Haircut has ratings and 21 reviews. Lemar said: If you’ve ever stuck up a conversation in a small town diner with a seemingly innocuous local telling. Haircut. Ring Lardner (–) From Ring Lardner: Stories & Other Jonathan Yardley, in his authoritative biography of Ring Lardner. Ring Lardner’s short story “Haircut” is rich in the rhetorical device that I would call thematic nomenclature. The author uses proper names to reflect im-.

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Reminds me of when I went to the barber shop when I was a kid and it was the gathering place of the small town. Hairctu Wilmer Lardner was an American sports columnist and short story writer best known for his satirical takes on the sports world, marriage, and the theatre. Jim would have to laugh at that, but then he’d speak up and say, “No, I ain’t had nothin’ to drink, but that ain’t sayin’ I wouldn’t like somethin’.

He was shakin’ so hard that he couldn’t control the gun.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. When somebody didn’t have no chance to get elected or somethin’, Jim ging always say they didn’t have no more chance than a rabbit. Jan 23, Keith rated it it was ok Shelves: Comb it wet or dry?


Chances is that Joe Barnes told his wife and she told somebody else’s wife and they told their husband.

Jim said he must see her that night; he couldn’t wait no longer to tell her somethin’. Dec 07, Ritu rated it liked it Shelves: Books by Ring Lardner. Either I am lax in my attention to the literary genre I have devoted my life to studying, or else the literary lines of communication betw He told it all round town, how he had outfoxed his Missus.

Of course they ain’t no such thing as a left-handed monkey wrench. Henry Prize Stories 2 O.

Story of the Week: Haircut

Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia. Nobody could of thought it up but Jim Kendall. Retrieved December 31, from Encyclopedia. Well, he didn’t have no intentions of bein’ there or buyin’ tickets or nothin’. Her mother had been doctorin’ for years with Doc Gamble and Doc Foote and with” haigcut no results.

Fran rated it it was amazing Dec 27, I ain’t no mind reader, but it was wrote all over her face that she was gone. Did you see Gloria in Wages of Virtue? For instance, they’s old George Purdy–but I guess I shouldn’t ought to be gossipin’.


Right outside his door they’s a flight of stairs leadin’ to the floor above.

Anyways, he said Paul could go. He asked me had I seen Paul Dickson.

Haircut (short story)

So I’d say, “No, Jim, but you look like you’d been drinkin’ something of that kind or somethin’ worse. Short Stories 1 O. Jim found this out afterwards and it was one reason why he had it in for Doc Stair.

But I was goin’ to tell you about Julie Gregg. You’d of thought it was a reserved seat like they have sometimes in a rin. No trivia or quizzes yet.

Haircut by Ring Lardner

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Doc’s the kind, though, that can’t say no to nothin’ if you keep at him long enough. M Hxircut 1 E. I thought I hadn’t seen you round before.

His treatment of patients is more successful than the two older doctors he finds there, and in due course he is elected town coroner.