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Newberry Librarian Stanley Pargellis in the stacks, ca. 1959.

Newberry Librarian Stanley Pargellis in the stacks, ca. 1959.

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Image source: Teuerdank. Maximilian I. Augsburg. 1517. Wing folio ZP 547 .S365

Comments

They say the tongue is detachable in these things.
Sorry, Fido, but there were no Kibbles at Scarborough Faire-just a lot of parsley,sage, rosemary, and thyme.
I thought the governor said it was okay to walk the dog>
Don't eat the messenger, but you definitely need a root canal.
Who has whose tongue now!
Got your cat’s tongue?
Sorry fella, but it's to the dentist for you
It's not the Caronia virus, it must be the Black Death.
We call him Joe Exotic!
Come on! I know my homework is in there.
“If it comes out we’ll tell ‘em the cat’s got yer tongue!”
"I have concluded from my examination that you have contracted some sort of virus."
I told him to drop it but he never does what I tell him.
Yes, of course I know he should be flossing. You try making him.
Ok, pretend like you’re checking my throat, but check out the poncho at 3 o’clock!
"Might be asymptomatic . . . just keep him chained up and make sure he washes his paws."
I tell you I had two rolls of toilet paper here ten seconds ago.
Dummkopf, I told you to untie, not tongue-tie him.
I said, "No barking at strangers."

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