Quote: I know only two tunes; one is Yankee Doodle, and the other isn't. (U. S. Grant variant Lincoln)

Joel S. Berson Berson at ATT.NET
Fri Dec 27 21:59:14 UTC 2013

And what about Lord Peter?  His first was "God Save the King".


At 12/27/2013 03:03 PM, ADSGarson O'Toole wrote:
>Bill Mullins
> > Didn't Victor Borge use this line?  "One is Clair de Lune and on isn't."
>Many thanks Bill. Victor Borge did employ a version of the quip. I
>will add it to the article with an acknowledgement. Garson
>[ref] 1956 September 16, Morning Advocate (Advocate), Section:
>Parade Magazine,
>Victor Borge: The most popular Dane since Hamlet, Start Page 10,
>Quote Page 12,
>Baton Rouge, Louisiana. (GenealogyBank)[/ref]
>[Being excerpt]
>Frankly, I only know two numbers. One is Clair de Lune. The other one
>isn't. Clair de Lune,
>translated into English, means Clear the Saloon. It's the kind of
>piece during which people always
>[End excerpt]
>The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

The American Dialect Society - http://www.americandialect.org

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