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My wife asks me to stop smoking. She says that it is bad for my health. I only smoke three or four or five pipes a weeks I tell her that statistically it won’t kill me Sta - tis - tickle-ly
- by Richard Farber (b. 1945), "My wife asks me to stop smoking", copyright ©, (re)printed on this website with kind permission [author's text checked 1 time against a primary source]
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- by Richard Farber (b. 1945), "My wife asks me to stop smoking" [baritone and piano], from Even More Almost Haiku by an Almost Old Man [cycle number 3], no. 2. [ sung text verified 1 time]
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This text was added to the website: 2018-05-31
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