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Politeness
(18 January 1882 – 31 January 1956 / Kilburn, London)

Politeness

Poem By Alan Alexander Milne

If people ask me,
I always tell them:
"Quite well, thank you, I'm very glad to say."
If people ask me,
I always answer,
"Quite well, thank you, how are you to-day?"
I always answer,
I always tell them,
If they ask me
Politely.....
BUT SOMETIMES

I wish

That they wouldn't.

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I can hear a child saying this and barely able to restrain himself from stamping his feet for emphasis


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