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Fri, Apr 9 2010

Mister Ron's Basement #1644

Humorist Edgar Wilson 'Bill' Nye and Poet James Whitcomb Riley were a very popular team on the lecture circuit during the 1880s. In 1889, they issued a book that was sold at these speaking engagements called 'Nye and Riley's Railroad Guide.' 

This week we have been reading from that book.

Riley offers a truly confusing poem called 'Good-bye er Howdy-Do' and Nye begs for the return of his cook in 'Oh Wilhelmina, Come Back!"




Time: approx seven minutes

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