Answers to Thurber Quiz

1. It is True that James Thurber's favorite song was "Bye, Bye, Blackbird."

2. It is True that James Thurber was born on December the 8th, 1894.

3. Is Sex Necessary is the title of the first of Thurber's books to be published. Thurber collaborated on the book with E.B. White, and it was published in 1929.

4. In the book My Life and Hard Times, Muggs is the name of the "big, burly, choleric" Airedale, otherwise known as "the dog that bit people."

5. James Thurber's only child, Rosemary, was born in 1931.

6. It is True that the part of Walter Mitty is played by Danny Kaye in the 1947 motion picture version of "The Secret Life of Walter Mitty."

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