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Thread #59418   Message #2174636
Posted By: Amos
19-Oct-07 - 02:05 PM
Thread Name: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
Subject: RE: BS: The Mother of all BS threads
She must have been a good friend of Samuel Johnson's, inspired by his "A Short Song of Congratulation".

"LONG-EXPECTED one and twenty
Ling'ring year at last has flown,
Pomp and pleasure, pride and plenty
Great Sir John, are all your own."

Either that or she was a gawdam plagiarist. But that is not a chivalrous thought, so I will not entertain it.


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