What a gem.


How could ANYONE not love Phyllis Diller. I miss her so much.

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Good call.
Her voice was grating, but that was part of the point.
She was the unusual performer who broke one of the ceilings, a stand up comic that wasn't a guy.
Kind of a distaff Rodney Dangerfield.

But I must share earlier today I was watching TV with a young man and we saw some YouTube with Minnie Mouse.
I told him there was a different girl named Minnie ... Minnie Pearl.
Another one who deserves to be remembered.

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She's always been one of my favorites. The best kind of humor - making fun of herself. Well, and occasionally her husband, "Fang." But it was obviously all good-humored.

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I was just watching Splendor in the Grass last Sunday on TCM and saw her in it.

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