Banjo Paterson

(17 February 1864 – 5 February 1941 / New South Wales)

Mulga Bill's Bicycle


'Twas Mulga Bill, from Eaglehawk, that caught the cycling craze;
He turned away the good old horse that served him many days;
He dressed himself in cycling clothes, resplendent to be seen;
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  • Rookie - 711 Points Michelle Claus (5/24/2014 2:20:00 PM)

    Terrific tale, delivered in wonderful cadence. A clever metaphor for the thrills and perils of adopting new technologies - sometimes the tried-and-true remains one's best option. (Report) Reply

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