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From: Peter Stephenson <pws@ibmth.df.unipi.it>
Subject: (urth) Not to forget Miss Whatshername
Date: Mon, 22 Feb 1999 10:51:43 +0100

Charles Dye wrote:
> >" Because I could not stop for Death,
> >   He kindly stopped for me; 
> >   The carriage held but just ourselves 
> >   And immortality. 
> Nope, it's actually a little-known verse of the Coca-Cola theme
> song, the one you hear on TV around Christmastime.

Isn't it associated with the London department store Dickens 'n' Jones?  It
goes with their famous advertising lines:

  My shop closed twice before it closed;
  It yet remains to see
  If opening hours unveil
  A Sale Event for me.

Have we milked this one dry yet?


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