Having told Seymour that Edna has called off their engagement,Homer gets to tell lovers their partners have dumped them - as a job. Meanwhile Lisa develops a talent for solving crosswords and enters a contest,winning money for Homer when he bets on her. However when he bets against her in the final and she does lose she feels betrayed,until he comes up with a novel way of saying 'Sorry' to her. Written by
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Did You Know?
The words that were "removed from the dictionary in the last year": Skedaddle - a verb meaning to run off in a fright, Nixonian - an adjective describing the era in which Richard Nixon was president of the United States of America, Zounds - an interjection like "damn", "dang", etc., Mimeograph - a copy machine that presses ink through a stencil, Hootenanny - a gathering at which folksingers entertain often with the audience joining in. See more
The word count of Homer's apology is not 144 letters, rather 149 letters with one hundred and forty four spelled out or 134 using numerals (with the use of no punctuation). See more
I win! And like any prudent gambler, I know when to walk away: never.
References Losin' It
Farewell To You Baby
Performed by Carl Martin See more