Stephen Leacock

(1869-1944)

Postage stamp, Canada, 1969, Scott catalog #504Political economy university lecturer

Humour author

On Canada postage stamp 1969

 "All chess players think of opening on the Queen's side but never do. Life ends too soon."

"... said ... with a deep sigh. I knew he had been thinking of something that he daren't risk. All chess is one long regret."

- "Pawn to King's Four", short story from Happy Stories,

Just To Laugh At, by Stephen Leacock, 1943

Copyright 2011. David Cohen.

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