Born on this day 1918…Spike Milligan

Born on this day in 1918, Sir Terence Alan “Spike” Milligan KBE.

Check the library catalogue for this title.

One of his poems, “On the Ning Nang Nong“, was voted the UK’s favourite comic poem in 1998 in a nationwide poll, ahead of other nonsense poets including Lewis Carroll and Edward Lear.

Read “Ode to Spike Milligan” on AllPoetry.com, written by AnnaSpanna.

Check the Surrey Libraries’ catalogue for titles by Spike Milligan.

“Said Hamlet to Ophelia,
I’ll draw a sketch of thee,
What kind of pencil shall I use?
2B or not 2B?”

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