19-year-old Helena Muffly wrote exactly 100 years ago today:
Monday, April 27, 1914: Not worth the snap of your fingers.
Her middle-aged granddaughter’s comments 100 years later:
Hmm. . . I don’t think I’ve ever heard that phrase. What does “not worth the snap of your finger” mean? Was Grandma feeling ill?. . depressed? . . . Was she bored? . . . Overworked?