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Navel Gazing with Pooh Bear


A speech I came across written by a Jon Skeet and submitted as an entry for the Hooper Declamation Prize, begins:

In writing the phrase, “I am a Bear of Very Little Brain, and long words Bother Me,” I feel A. A. Milne summed up his whole world view as seen through the ideas of Pooh Bear. However, only in the context of the rest of his slightly paranoid but nonetheless beautiful parody of our world does it achieve its full potency.

I’m an aficionado of Pooh Bear and reading a comment on the now defunct My Telegraph blog site implying that a fellow contributor was ‘navel gazing’, prompted me to write the following: Read more of this post

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