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  • I think Lear was visiting the "bong tree" rather too often when he wrote this. But I love it.

    January 27, 2008

  • Is this any relation to the "piggy-wig" of Edward Lear's famous Owl and the Pussycat? The one who supplied the wedding ring?

    "They sailed away, for a year and a day,

    To the land where the Bong-tree grows,

    And there in a wood a Piggy-wig stood

    With a ring at the end of his nose, his nose, his nose,

    With a ring at the end of his nose.

    "Dear Pig, are you willing to sell for one shilling your ring?"

    Said the Piggy, "I will"

    January 27, 2008