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Read all about it: Newsie misplaced key phrase, no Mister In-Between wanted in war time.
Even Homer erred, said Horace. Buck up, my hearties.
So the man misplaced his key phrase. Meeting a deadline, we presume . . .
Sun-Times man to his AFTERNOON EDITION readers the other day:
Maybe you already knew this, but today I learned that the Chicago Harbor Lighthouse was built way back in 1893 — and reconstructed in 1917.
He’s right, of course, about me, anyhow. I did not already know he learned that today, or anything else, for that matter. I also did not know that about the Chicago Harbor Lighthouse.
He’s got my attention, however, and I will pay more attention to his learning curve.
All in all, he has an impressive portfolio. Check him out.
Ac-Cent-Tchu-Ate the Positive
In the dark days of the 2nd world war, the message was a religious one. Johnny Mercer’s lyrics:
Gather 'round me, everybody Gather 'round me while I'm preachin' Feel a sermon comin' on me The topic will be sin and that's what I'm ag'in' If you want to hear my story The settle back and just sit tight While I start reviewin' The attitude of doin' right You've got to accentuate the positive Eliminate the negative And latch on to the affirmative Don't mess with Mister In-Between You've got to spread joy up to the maximum Bring gloom down to the minimum Have faith or pandemonium's Liable to walk upon the scene To illustrate my last remark Jonah in the whale, Noah in the ark What did they do just when everything looked so dark? (Man, they said "We'd better accentuate the positive") ("Eliminate the negative") ("And latch on to the affirmative") Don't mess with Mister In-Between (No!) Don't mess with Mister In-Between (Ya got to spread joy up to the maximum) (Bring gloom down to the minimum) (Have faith or pandemonium's) (Liable to walk upon the scene) You got to ac (yes, yes) -cent-tchu-ate the positive Eliminate (yes, yes) the negative And latch (yes, yes) on to the affirmative Don't mess with Mister In-Between No, don't mess with Mister In-Between
When there were no atheists in foxholes.