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How to annoy your boss in two minutes or less

Roger Sutton really does not like the Muppets. Who knew? If you want to stay on his good side, do not play, sing, or reference the song “Mahna Mahna”.

For those of you like me who do like the Muppets—and especially “Mahna Mahna”—here is some joy to end the year:

Happy New Year!

Elissa Gershowitz About Elissa Gershowitz

Elissa Gershowitz is executive editor of The Horn Book, Inc. She holds an MA from the Center for the Study of Children's Literature at Simmons College and a BA from Oberlin College.



  1. He doesn’t like George Smiley or Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy either. Or Monty Python. Maybe if we could find a way of combining the three (Colin Firth and John Cleese singing Mahna Mahna?) we could really annoy the hell out of him. That would be fun!

  2. Ooh! Or Fozzie Bear singing “I’m a Lumberjack”!

  3. Roger Sutton Roger Sutton says:

    But i do like Martin Mull singing Men, Men, Men. Ladies?

  4. Someone else who doesn’t like the Muppets! I’m not alone!

  5. very hard annoy way
    it will works
    Thanks for sharing Elissa Gershowitz

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