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Phyllis Diller

Phyllis Diller
Had a laugh that was killer.
Funky clothes and crazy hair,
A cigarette holder added flair.

9/27/12
For Andrea Dietrich's A New Crop of Clerihews contest.

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  1. Date: 11/11/2012 3:18:00 PM
    I remember Phyllis and she was always a barel of laughs! JP

  1. Date: 10/23/2012 6:30:00 AM
    Congratulations on your winning poem in Andrea's "Fresh Crop of Clerihews" contest Kim. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/22/2012 9:19:00 PM
    Very funny Clerihew. Phyllis Diller was a hoot. Congratulations on your win

  1. Date: 10/22/2012 8:53:00 PM
    When I saw this name it brought a tear to my eye. I grew up with her on my t.v. she is part of my heritage.

  1. Date: 10/22/2012 10:13:00 AM
    May she rest in peace. Loved her, she was beautiful. Wonderful tribute to her, I can hear her laughing now. :) Well deserved win Kim. Congrats.

  1. Date: 10/22/2012 9:46:00 AM
    A great write here Kim!Congrats on your win.

  1. Date: 10/22/2012 8:04:00 AM
    congrats on your win kim! reminds me of office space, the movie, where they talk about flair... but phyllis was a hoot! great clerihew!

  1. Date: 10/22/2012 7:17:00 AM
    She was one funny lady..congrats on your win..I love this. BG

  1. Date: 10/22/2012 2:25:00 AM
    Many congrats dear Kim for this wonderful win.

  1. Date: 10/21/2012 12:21:00 PM
    KIM, congratulations with your awesome win in Andrea's "Fresh Crop of Clerihews" contest.. enjoyed all her winners and the people they wrote about... always~ :-) PD"

  1. Date: 10/21/2012 6:40:00 AM
    I always wondered what she looked like without the tacky clothes and make-up...bet she was pretty...congratulations, Kim! - Tim

  1. Date: 10/21/2012 4:44:00 AM
    She is missed. You managed to capture her essence in such few words. Bravo on your win!

  1. Date: 10/21/2012 3:18:00 AM
    CONGRATS KIM ON A SUPER WIN FOR THIS WITTY DILLER ENTRY LUV ..

  1. Date: 10/21/2012 12:35:00 AM
    Didn't she have those face lifts which made headlines as well? We don't get all the gossip here, but this lady was a hoot! Congratulations on your win, Kim. Love, Su BTW I had to check why you wrote in the past tense. The lady had passed away in August of this year.

  1. Date: 10/20/2012 10:09:00 PM
    Kim, I also liked the way you did this one the first time!!! Excellent clerihew on what was a GREAT funny lady! congrats in my contest.

  1. Date: 10/7/2012 4:03:00 PM
    Ahh!..I always liked her humor..Great choice.Reads like a winner to me..Enjoyed reading this afternooon..Thanks for stopping by with congrats..Sara

  1. Date: 10/6/2012 12:53:00 PM
    Remember her well... started her career late in life! She was a hoot! Good one Kim... hugs, Jack xox

  1. Date: 10/1/2012 7:25:00 PM
    I myself liked Phyllis Diller,,,, great poem ;}

  1. Date: 9/27/2012 6:06:00 PM
    nice one, kim! love the first 2 lines...

  1. Date: 9/27/2012 5:57:00 PM
    I always got a kick out of her...she never held back. Good one. BG