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Tom Lehrer
(1928-____) born on
Apr 9
US parody/folk singer, songwriter, mathematician. He was a professor of Math at Harvard who wrote many satirical tunes ("Poisioning Pigeons") in the 1960s; appeared on "That Was The Week That Was."
The Army has carried the American ... ideal to its logical conclusion. Not only do they prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, creed and color, but also on ability.

On my income tax 1040 it says 'Check this box if you are blind.' I wanted to put a check mark about three inches away.
Life is like a sewer. What you get out of it depends on what you put in to it.
It is a sobering thought that when Mozart was my age he had already been dead for two years.
I wish people who have trouble communicating would just shut up.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: From "Alt.Quotations Misc," an internet collection of quotations
R: "The Nature of Math"
A: Preamble to song: We Will All Go Together When We Go
N: Quoted in N. Shapiro, An Encyclopedia of Quotations about Music
K: In "1,911 Best Things Anybody Ever Said," ed. Robert Byrne, 1988.

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