And when he finds this was my first view of the parlor it gets him in the short ribs.
Why has he stuck the knife between your short ribs and mine—and turned it?
He prodded Mr. Redell playfully in the short ribs and the incident was closed.
Well, why couldn't he have said short ribs an' been done with it?
Old Poundstone nudged his son in the short ribs and winked drolly.