1. Mr. Parker winked at his daughter and paid her tribute. “Penny has built up quite a reputation for herself as an amateur Sherlock Holmes. Running down gangsters is her specialty.”
“Dad, you egg!” Penny said indignantly.
- Mildred A. Wirt, Guilt of the Brass Thieves (1945) [full text]

    Mr. Parker winked at his daughter and paid her tribute. “Penny has built up quite a reputation for herself as an amateur Sherlock Holmes. Running down gangsters is her specialty.”

    “Dad, you egg!” Penny said indignantly.

    - Mildred A. Wirt, Guilt of the Brass Thieves (1945) [full text]