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Silent Cal

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Silent Cal

"Silent Cal" Coolidge was known for holding phrase to a dearth!

   Presiding at laying a cornerstone he turned the customary spade of earth.

      The crowd eagerly awaited his remarks.  He thought and finally did affirm,

         As he strolled to his car, saying, "My, that was a mighty fine fishing worm!"

Robert L. Hinshaw, CMSgt, USAF, Retired
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  1. Date: 10/22/2012 9:40:00 PM
    I had a great time reading your Clerihew, Robert. I only wrote 3 ....but you cannot read them!! : ) I hope everything is fine with you and your wife. My best wishes. Ruben.

  1. Date: 7/9/2012 8:22:00 AM
    Do you remember Coolidge too? This one is really cute. love, Kathy