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Ogden Nash
(1902-1971) born on
Aug 19
US poet. He was noted for off-beat poems like "Candy is Dandy, But Liquor Is Quicker."
         
   
F
I prefer to forget both pairs of glasses and pass my declining years saluting strange women and grandfather clocks.

R
No matter how deep and dark your pit, how dank your shroud,
Their heads are heroically unbloody and unbowed.
A
The camel has a single hump;
The dromedary, two;
Or else the other way around.
I'm never sure. Are you?
N
The song of canaries
Never varies,
And when they're moulting
They're pretty revolting.
K
Indoors or out, no one relaxes
In March, that month of wind and taxes,
The wind will presently disappear,
The taxes last us all the year.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Peekaboo, I Almost See You."
R: Look for the Silver Lining, in Happy Days (1933), on "The cheery souls who drop around after every catastrophe and think they are taking the curse off/By telling you about somebody who is even worse
A: The Camel
N: The Canary
K: Thar She Blows, in Versus (1949).
   


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