Owl was telling Kanga an Interesting Anecdote full of long words like Encyclopædia and Rhododendron to which Kanga wasn't listening.
In "Winnie-the-Pooh" (1926). A. A. Milne (1882–1956) was a British author, best known for his books about the teddy bear Winnie-the-Pooh and for various children's poems.
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