"And/Then I'm the Queen of England"

Page Stephens hpst at EARTHLINK.NET
Fri Nov 18 15:20:17 UTC 2005

Does this help?

Page Stephens

Oh, life is a glorious cycle of song,
A medley of extemporanea;
And love is a thing that can never go wrong;
And I am Marie of Romania.

    Dorothy Parker, Not So Deep as a Well (1937), "Comment"

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> "I'M THE QUEEN OF ENGLAND"--2,990 Google hits
> ...
> Outgoing, two-term Manhattan Borough President C. Virginia Fields is
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> ...
> I had to laugh. And I'm the Queen of England.
> ...
> Fifteen years ago, after Gerald Cohen and I solved "the Big Apple" and
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> ...
> Has anyone done the "Queen of England" phrase?
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>  The Chronicle TelegramSaturday, January 03, 1987 Elyria, Ohio
> ...like, "If you're a genius THEn I'M THE QUEEN OF ENGLAND." THE notion
that a.....don't take THEm seriously. Besides, I'M a psychologist. I can be
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> ...
>  The Oakland TribuneMonday, October 07, 1963 Oakland, California
> ...guys are THE New Yort Yankees, I'M THE QUEEN OF ENGLAND "I first began
to.....I don't know what his real name is but I'M betting it's got to be
THEre's no..

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