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The flea jumped. "Ah," said the gentleman obviously pleased, "he does not hear
with his antennae. I shall now amputate his forelegs." With each succeeding
operation the flea leaped on command until only the hindmost legs remained.
It is astonishing how much of a fly's life is spent doing nothing. A fly sits, rubs its
front legs together, its front legs over its head, its front legs and its middle legs, its
back legs over its wings, its back legs together, and on and on. It crawls, 41.
So Mr. Daddy Long-legs And Mr. Floppy Fly Sat down in silence by the sea, And
gazed upon the sky. They said, "This is a dreadful thing! The world has all gone
wrong, Since one has legs too short by half, The other much too long!" Edward ...
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Arseny - LibraryThing
Great book, and it reads surprisingly well. The only sign of age really is the use of pronouns (the scientist is always "he", even despite the fact that female science students are mentioned several ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - juglicerr - LibraryThing
I thought that this book was hysterical. It is not the book for people wanted all the scientific facts about flies, although it does have some interesting tidbits along the way. Instead, it cheerfully ... Read full review