In the Peanuts cartoon strip of September 28, 1960, Schroeder was reading a book to Lucy.
"He would sometimes startle people in public places." [Schroeder read]. "He flew out in anger against all that was petty, dull, or greedy in men. Often, however, his scorn would turn to high hilarity and humorous jests."
Then Lucy asked, "Are you reading about Beethoven or Mort Sahl?"
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