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Unread 07-10-2021, 06:52 AM
Chris O'Carroll Chris O'Carroll is offline
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Default Happy 146th

Edmund Clerihew Bentley
Could hardly have been prepared mentally
For the light verse fame
That would accrue to his middle name.
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Unread 07-10-2021, 10:41 AM
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Chris O'Carroll
Has given fine apparel
To this clerihew anniversary,
Though my response is necessarily cursory.

John
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Unread 07-10-2021, 11:12 AM
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Hi Chris,
Is it OK with you if I move this fun thread to Drills and Amusements?

Jayne
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Unread 07-10-2021, 11:36 AM
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Thank you, Jayne. Yes, go for it!
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Unread 07-10-2021, 12:56 PM
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EC Bentley
advised me gently:
"Don't let them use a clerihew
as your epitaph when they bury you."
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Unread 07-10-2021, 02:57 PM
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I'll research and return :-)
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