Ogden Nash

(August 19, 1902 – May 19, 1971 / New York / United States)

Grandpa Is Ashamed - Poem by Ogden Nash

A child need not be very clever
To learn that "Later, dear" means "Never."


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  • (7/26/2006 6:10:00 PM)


    This phrase, when carried into wedlock,
    can bring marriage to a deadlock.
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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 13, 2003



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