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Getting out of the hospital is a lot like resigning from a book club. You're not out of it until the computer says you're out of it.

 
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Erma Bombeck
Erma Bombeck
  • Born: February 21, 1927
  • Died: April 22, 1996
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Journalist

Erma Louise Bombeck was an American humorist who achieved great popularity for her newspaper column that described suburban home life from the mid-1960s until the late 1990s. Bombeck also published 15 books, most of which became bestsellers. From 1965 to 1996, Erma Bombeck wrote over 4,000 newspaper columns, using broad and sometimes eloquent humor, chronicling the ordinary life of a midwestern suburban housewife. By the 1970s, her columns were read twice-weekly by 30 million readers of the 900 newspapers in the U.S. and Canada.

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