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Himself - Panelist / Himsel - Panelist / Himself - Moderator / Panelist
Author of "Bennett Cerf's Book of Laughs" (1959), "Bennett Cerf's Book of Riddles" (1960), "More Riddles"(1961), "Bennett Cerf's Book of Animal Riddles" (1964), "Bennett Cerf's Silliest Pop-up Riddles" (1967), & "Bennett Cerf's Pop-up Limericks" (1967).
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Bennett Alfred Cerf
6' 1" (1.85 m)
Did You Know?
My philosophy is to try to bring joy into the world. Then you're being a good person. As I said, if you can leave people just a little bit happier after they leave you than they were when they met you, you are my idea of a valuable citizen. Especially today, anybody that can cheer people up a little and not indulge in this undermining handwringing that we're all doing.
Learned of the bombing of Pearl Harbor while he and his wife were playing bridge with Harry and Bernadine Scherman, the owners of the Book-of-the-Month Club.