Thursday, August 31, 2017
[1870 - Maria Montessori, physician, educator, born in Chiaravalle, Italy]
[1897 - Fredric March (Ernest Frederick McIntyre Bickel), Tony & Academy Award-winning actor, born in Racine, Wisconsin]
[1907 - William Shawn, editor The New Yorker magazine, born in Chicago]
[1908 - William Saroyan, novelist, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, born in Fresno, California]
[1914 - (John) Richard Basehart, actor, born in Zanesville, Ohio]
[1916 - Daniel Louis Schorr, journalist, commentator, born in the Bronx]
[1918 - Alan Jay Lerner, Songwriter, lyricist and librettist, born in New York City]
[1924 - Buddy Hackett (Leonard Hacker), comedian, actor, born in Brooklyn]
[1928 - James Coburn, actor, born in Laurel, Nebraska]
[1931 - Jean Beliveau, Hockey Hall of Famer,
born in Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, Canada]
The Cow is a bovine of that ilk,
That chews her cud, and gives her very best effort.
When you rub her large, wet nose,
It seems smooth as satin, I suppose.
Forgive me, if right on I do prattle,
About herds of Cows that we call cattle.
We keep them in pens so they will fatten,
But you won't find many in Manchester.
William's Whimsical Words:
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