„There he heard a Lady talking,
To some milk-white Hens of Dorking,—
'Tis the lady Jingly Jones!
On that little heap of stones
Sits the Lady Jingly Jones!“

—  Edward Lear, St. 2.
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—  Mike Lange Canadian sportscaster 1948
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