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What did Liz Taylor say to the microwave?

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Roger Sutton About Roger Sutton

Roger Sutton has been the editor in chief of The Horn Book, Inc, since 1996. He was previously editor of The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books and a children's and young adult librarian. He received his M.A. in library science from the University of Chicago in 1982 and a B.A. from Pitzer College in 1978. Follow him on Twitter: @RogerReads.



  1. Anonymous says:

    >OK what did she say? don't be coy!

  2. Roger Sutton says:

    >You are young. What's funny is that these days we really do think microwaves are slow.

  3. >I wanna know what the microwave said back.

  4. Anonymous says:

    >whirrrrrrrrr – beep

  5. >What does Liz Taylor say to the microwave while it's heating her food?

    'Hurry! Hurry!'

    I had not heard this joke, but Google is the source of all non-scholary information.

  6. >Hell's bells, whoops: *scholarly

  7. >I still don't get it!

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