Words at Play : Favorite Quotations About Words, Vol. 1

#2: Long Words

'Well,' said Owl, 'the customary procedure in such cases is as follows.'

'What does Crustimoney Proseedcake mean?' said Pooh. 'For I am a Bear of Very Little Brain, and long words Bother me.'

'It means the Thing to Do.'

'As long as it means that, I don't mind,' said Pooh humbly.'

– A.A. Milne, Winnie-the-Pooh, 1926

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