Tom Lehrer Song Lyrics by Gypsy

Champion(s):

GrossB
Illegitimi non carborundum.


Runner(s)-Up:

StahlhutJ
I'm younger than the rest of you put together! -- Pierce Hawthorne

LorinBurte
Get off my lawn!


Quiz Description

Tom Lehrer taught at MIT, Harvard, Wellesley, and the University of California. Holding a masters degree, he chose to enlist as a soldier. He may have invented the Jell-O shot. He wrote "The Masochism Tango," "The Elements" and songs for "The Electric Company." He is awesome. Fill in the blanks or name the song.

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