I am the very model of a modern major-general.

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The Pirates of PenzanceHappy birthday to Sir W.S. Gilbert of Gilbert & Sullivan. There are no words to convey the joy we had cleaning the house on the weekends while dancing and singing The Pirates of Penzance with mom. She had a beautiful singing voice and knew the entire script for Angela Lansbury and Linda Ronstadt. (I played Frederic, the Pirate King, and the Major General, of course.)

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