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I thought they were insincere

Posted by Word Camel on February 17, 2004

In Reply to: Giraffes are selfish posted by ESC on February 16, 2004

: Someone at work mentioned her child was asking about giraffes and that reminded me of one of my favorite phrases from The Andy Griffith Show:

: "...Boy, giraffes are selfish, just run around looking out for number one, getting hit by lightning..."
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: From Episode #93, "Dogs, Dogs, Dogs"
: http://home.hiwaay.net/~thefanns/barnisms.htm

"The monkeys stand for honesty,
Giraffes are insincere,
And the elephants are kindly but
They're dumb.
Orangutans are skeptical
Of changes in their cages,
And the zookeeper is very fond of rum."

The Zoo,

Simon and Garfunkle 1968