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Ogden Nash's Green Version

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Ogden Nash's Green Version

The cow is of the bovine ilk.  
One end is moo; 
the other, methane and milk.  

*His original: 'The cow is of the bovine ilk.  
One end is moo, the other milk.'

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  1. Date: 11/1/2011 11:16:00 AM
    Thank you for sharing your amazing poetry with us and for your kind comments on my writing John. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/22/2011 12:27:00 AM
    Cute title for the "green" version!

  1. Date: 10/13/2011 10:21:00 AM
    the poetry of Ogden Nash I remember reading years back..thanks for reminding..but is methane a greenhouse gas

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    Date: 10/13/2011 11:57:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I love Ogden Nash. Thanks for the read. By itself Methane is a powerful greenhouse gas, and when it burns it produces carbon dioxide and water.