10. A manicurist who soaks her customers in icy dishwashing liquid and hums "Che gelida manina" while filing their nails.

11. Since we're down here in SW Virginia, in the heart of the Blue Ridge, at least one opera lover who thinks "ai nostri monti" ought to be Virgnia's new state song.

12. The propriotor of the local framing shop whose doorbell chimes "Vissi d'arte"

Oh, and the most obvious detective of all, if we can call in the Thames Valley PD....the one "real" investigator (unlike Caruso, Farrar, etc.) who actually has sung opera on at least one occasion.

[This message has been edited by Kay (edited 01-25-2000).]
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