Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Daily Dose

From Everyone But Me and Thee, by Ogden Nash


"The emmet is an ant (archaic),
The ant is just a pest (prosaic).
The modern ant, when trod upon,
Exclaims, 'I'll be a son of a gun!'
Not so its ancestor, the emmet,
Which perished crying 'Zounds!' or 'Demmit!"

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