Since no normal humble man can help but feel magnificent in a brand-new suit of clothes, it is not surprising that those who don a fresh suit of bright white linen every day should feel magnificent always. Nor is it surprising that a normal humble head should swell beneath a solar topee, since a topee is more a badge of authority than a hat, as is the hat of a soldier.
Prosper's earliest memory was of hearing the enormous Hoover starting up somewhere in the house, brand-new then possibly, anyway unknown to him, an inexplicable noise at once a roar and shriek and coming closer; moving away; closer again, and evidently seeking him out where he lay in bed. Then to find the great gray floor-sucker thing entering his room, manipulated by his grim-faced mother, therefore not dangerous at all, maybe.john crowley
So be sweet and kind to mother/ Now and then, have a chat!/ Buy her candy or some flowers or a brand-new hat/ But maybe you best let it go at that!/ Or you may find yourself with a quite complex/ ...Com-plex!/ ...and.../ You may end up like Oedipus/ I'd rather marry a duck-billed platypus!/ Than end up like poor Oedipus Rex!tom lehrer
People with honorary awards are looked upon with disfavor. Would you let an honorary mechanic fix your brand-new Mercedes?neil simon