ruthless compassion (aroraborealis) wrote,
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victor borge!

Though I never got to see him perform live, there's a warm spot in my heart for Victor Borge, he of the spoken punctuation and musical comedy and whose occasional appearances on Sesame Street, where he would punctuate the reading of a story, never failed to delight me. A recent conversation reminded me that some of his performances might be on YouTube. Ahh, YouTube; how did we live without you?



Here he is on Sesame Street:


Here he is, looking for his glasses:


Here he is, explaining his phonetic punctuation:


And here, he teaches Dean Martin:
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