Is That A Pepper Mill In Your Pocket?

Harlan Ellison likes pepper. He likes it so much he travels with his own pepper mill: When I pull it out on a plane, at first people cannot figure out what I’m doing, and some even make snotty remarks about, “Oh, you travel with your own pepper shaker,” to which I ALWAYS reply, “Pepper MILL, not ‘shaker.’ You ‘shake’ that grubby thimbleful of crap on your lettuce while I grind