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I may be in the gutter...

Posted by Word Camel on February 17, 2004

In Reply to: Re: I thought they were insincere posted by Bob on February 17, 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..."
: : :
: : : 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

: See my simultaneous answer, below. Small minds run in the same gutter, they say.

but I'm looking at the stars! :)