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A. A. Milne
(1882-1965) born on
Jan 18
English humorist, children's author. He was the originator of the immensely popular stories of Christopher Robin and his toy bear, Winnie-the-Pooh.
         
   
F
One of the advantages of being disorderly is that one is constantly making exciting discoveries.

R
"I am a Bear of Very Little Brain, and long words Bother me."
A
If the English language had been properly organized . . . then there would be a word which meant both 'he' and 'she', and I could write, 'If John or Mary comes heesh will want to play tennis,' which would save a lot of trouble.
N
"My spelling is Wobbly. It's good spelling but it Wobbles, and the letters get in the wrong places."
K
Almost anyone can be an author; the business is to collect money and fame from that state of being.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
R: "Winnie-the-Pooh," Ch. 4.
A: "The Christopher Robin Birthday Book."
N: Winnie-the-Pooh, in "Winnie-the-Pooh," ch. 6, 1926.
K: "Not That It Matters," 1919.
   


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