Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Oh, Melanie! – Margaret Mitchell

If we take into account all described battles that took place during the American Civil War (1861-1865), Melanie, one of the main characters of Margaret Mitchell’s novel "Gone with the Wind", was pregnant no less than twenty-one month!

When this best-seller was published, an editor of the publishing house noticed this mistake in description and told Margaret. She just shrugged and said:

- So what? After all, our Southerner's pace is slower than your Yankee.

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