Still pumpin' 'em out after all these years

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Wed Feb 5 17:26:44 UTC 2014

Thus the elision in the pronunciation "Sappo."

BTW, Roz Chast once published a cartoon strip about parents trying to
explain the poem, "The Man with a Hoe," to their teenager. You don't need
to see it because it practically rewrites itself.


On Wed, Feb 5, 2014 at 12:12 PM, W Brewer <brewerwa at> wrote:

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