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President William H. Taft Was according to legend so big in the aft That he got stuck in the splish-splosh, But that's probably pish-posh. (Note: Although President Taft did indeed have a super-sized bathtub installed in the White House, historians have found no evidence for the popular story that it was because he had gotten stuck while taking a bath in the original tub.) --- Written 1/22/2019 for Andrea Dietrich's Leader Clerihew contest.

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Date: 2/16/2019 4:11:00 PM
I have read your short work and wanted to say congrats on your win ..Way to go.. Sara
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Date: 2/3/2019 10:48:00 PM
Congratulations, Ed, this is a funny one ( I've heard the story about the bathtub, guess it will live on regardless!)
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Date: 2/3/2019 7:41:00 PM
made me smile Ed,many congrats:-) hugs Jan xx
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Date: 2/3/2019 2:46:00 PM
Very clever, Ed. I wonder if he weighed more than our current president, who is allegedly being told to diet by his doctor. Congratulations on your win in Andrea's contest. Best wishes, Carolyn
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Ed Morris
Date: 2/3/2019 3:35:00 PM
Thanks, Carolyn. I'm pretty sure Taft was bigger than Trump. (Unless we're comparing egos, or course. :-) )
Date: 2/3/2019 2:37:00 PM
This is super clever, Ed. Though I had to look up splish-splosh to see if it might be an actual word, that's ok. I enjoyed the creativity. Congrats in my contest.
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Date: 2/3/2019 3:33:00 PM
Thanks, Andrea, glad you enjoyed it. Sometimes you just gotta make up a few words to get the rhyme you want. :-)
Date: 1/24/2019 11:17:00 PM
Cute - earned my grin. CayCay
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