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So Long Gordo, So Long Rodney

Gordon Cooper yesterday. Rodney Dangerfield today. [:(]
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RIP Rodney, hope you get some respect now.

OOh my wife, she's cut me down to once a week, but if you think that's bad I know some guys she's cut off completely[:D]
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Who's Cooper?
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RE: So Long Gordo, So Long Rodney

He was a Mercury astronaut, I think.....

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RE: So Long Gordo, So Long Rodney

I did a google and yes, Gordon Cooper was an astronaut.

Here's a bio:

http://www.jsc.nasa.gov/Bios/htmlbios/cooper-lg.html

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Oh, yeah!(slapping forhead)[:I]
I knew the name sounded familiar.
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I asked the cab driver where a fellow could get a little action in this town, he drove me to my house.

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RE: So Long Gordo, So Long Rodney

Also in recent news, Larry La Prise, the man who wrote "The Hokey Pokey", died peacefully at age 93.

The most traumatic part for his family was getting him into the coffin. They put his left leg in...

...and then the trouble started...
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Also in recent news, Larry La Prise, the man who wrote "The Hokey Pokey", died peacefully at age 93.

The most traumatic part for his family was getting him into the coffin. They put his left leg in...

...and then the trouble started...
i like that seeing i could be that close[:D]
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