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A Caution to Everybody

Ogden Nash 1902 (Rye, New York) – 1971 (Baltimore)



Consider the auk;
Becoming extinct because he forgot how to fly, and could only walk.
Consider man, who may well become extinct
Because he forgot how to walk and learned how to fly before he thinked.
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Submitted by RobertHaigh on June 15, 2020

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Ogden Nash

Ogden Nash (1902-1971) was, during his lifetime, the most well-known American writer of light verse, and his popularity has continued after his death. His witty style has been imitated by many, but none have quite equalled the old master. more…

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