The queerness doesn't matter, so long as they're friends
 L. Frank Baum, The Road to Oz (1909). copy citation

Author L. Frank Baum
Source The Road to Oz
Topic friendship difference queerness
Date 1909
Language English


“"I don't b'lieve you'd eat a baby if you lost your Conscience. Come here, Polly," she called, "and be introduced to my friends."
Polly advanced rather shyly. "You have some queer friends, Dorothy," she said. "The queerness doesn't matter, so long as they're friends," was the answer. "This is the Cowardly Lion, who isn't a coward at all, but just thinks he is. The Wizard gave him some courage once, and he has part of it left."
The Lion bowed with great dignity to Polly. "You are very lovely, my dear," said he.” source

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