not everyone. the Ingallses, for example, drove across the river while it was frozen. (okay, I can't actually remember if that was the Mississippi or not, and I'm too lazy to look it up. but I think it safe to say that an awful lot of people did not, in fact, use steamships.)
Originally Posted by Sam5
"Now everyone was giving her that kind of look UFOlogists get when they suddenly say, 'Hey, if you shade your eyes you can see it is just a flock of geese after all.'"
"You can't erase icing."
"I can't believe it doesn't work! I found it on the internet, man!"