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Kids say the darnedest things…

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As we unfurl our umbrellas, we might send slap-happy birthday greetings to comedian, actor, singer, film producer, screenwriter, film director, recipient of the French Legion of Honor, and nominee for the Nobel Peace prize Jerry Lewis; he was born (Joseph Levitch) on this date in 1926.

From the time that his success allowed it, Lewis– something of a clothes horse– gave away suits rather than having them cleaned and refused to wear a pair of socks more than once.


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March 16, 2012 at 1:01 am

Good riddance…


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As we simply simplify, we might that it was on this date in 1956, at New York’s Copacabana Club, that Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis performed their last comedy show together– the end of a partnership that started on July 25, 1946.

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