Written on 16 November 2014
A Story by Alice B. Clagett
16 November 2014
When I was a young child,
just learning English,
one of my uncles used to ask me
to recite this:
“Simply preposterous, said the hippopotamus!”
regardless of the degree of my success,
he would smile encouragingly
and hand me a lollipop.
. . . . .
Here is my Grandmother Berry’s favorite song!
Video: “The Filla-ga-dusha Song – Rose O’Day – by Flanagan and Allen,” by jonjamb, 2 April 2010 … https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qq0Or0at0xw ..
Alice B. Clagett
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