A happy thought

What a wonderful bird the frog are–
When he sit, he stand almost.
When he hop, he fly almost.
He ain’t got no sense hardly.
He ain’t got no tail hardly either.
When he sit, he sit on what he ain’t got almost.

Anonymous

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Edward Lear’s diaries

This bod is posting Edward Lear’s diary entries a century and a half to the day after they were written. His Blog of Bosh is quite good, too.

Lear19p

I say, in a game of skill such as chess or conkers, who would win — Edward Lear or Edward Gorey?