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There Are Quangles in Your Wangles

For some reason, the name “Gramblamble Land” kept sticking in my head. Perhaps not surprisingly, it’s an Edward Lear reference, to “The History of the Seven Families of the Lake Pipple-Popple” (not to be confused with Dr. Pimple Popper), the … Continue reading

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Runcible Spooning

While probably best known for his limericks, the nineteenth century poet and artist Edward Lear also wrote a fair amount of lyrical poetry. One such work was “The Owl and the Pussycat,” a famous tale of inter-species romance that includes … Continue reading

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