"Cricket is afraid she'll get her washrag done, if she works on it," laughed Eunice.
Unfortunately he hated water and was said by the naughty-minded to turn seasick at the touch of a washrag.
I washed my face and lay on the cot with a washrag soaked in cold water on my throbbing eye.
And so it went, the adament ink going from washrag to face and from face back to washrag.
The washrag, by an unhappy coincidence, was a brand-new one, and my face was some years old.
"If Zaidee was in need of that washrag, she'd be a blackamoor before she gets it," said Eunice.