“I always wondered why babies spend so much time sucking their thumbs. Then I tasted baby food.”
Robert Orben (1927--) American humorist.
“O, blackberry tart, with berries as big as your thumb, purple and black, and thick with juice, and a crust to endear them that will go to cream in your mouth, and both passing down with such a taste that will make you close your eyes and wish you might live forever in the wideness of that rich moment.”
Richard Llewellyn, Welsh novelist (1907-1983)
Little Jack Horner, A nursery rhyme.
“Little Jack Horner sat in the corner,
Eating a Christmas pie.
He put in his thumb, and pulled out a plum,
And said, 'What a good boy am I?'”
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