Apparantly, through the thick-as-metal cranium of hers, was a brain made of matter similar to that of really really wet plywood.
Orca: Totally agree on the "English" thing. I found reading Frankenstein was like reading a 19th century fan fiction, if you know what I mean. Furthermore, the creature was WAAAY too articulate, even for a fast learner. I mean come on, I was ready to read about how Victor Frankenstein and the creature had a most delightful tea-and-crumpet party whilst discussing existentialist philosophy and Freudian concepts. Oy.
I can't seem to think up a good signature.