Childhood favourites (Was Oh the horror!)

deborah deborah at
Wed Feb 12 17:55:01 EST 2003

On Wed, 12 Feb 2003, Melissa Proffitt wrote:
|I once heard someone suggest that the problem with _I'll Love You Forever_
|was that it was intended to be tongue-in-cheek humor, but the illustrator or
|the publisher read it seriously.  I like it a lot better if I think of it as
|hyperbole.  Otherwise...bleagh.

I've heard the same thing.

And I have to add The Rainbow Fish to the "completely vile message
packaged in sugar" category.  It leaves Love You Forver way back at the
starting gate.

deborah at
"You do not have to do everything disagreeable that you have a
right to do." 		-- Judith Martin (Miss Manners)

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