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I've been on a constant diet for the last two decades. I've lost a total of 789 pounds. By all accounts, I should be hanging from a charm bracelet.  - Erma Bombeck
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The original version of this quotation is slightly different: "Seize the moment [...] I got thinking one day about all those women on Titanic who passed up dessert at dinner that fateful night in an effort to cut back. From then on, I've tried to be a little more flexible." - From: "Forever, Erma: Best-Loved Writing From America's Favorite Humorist" (1997), "Seize the Moment - June 25, 1991"

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Born: February 21, 1927

Died: April 22, 1996 (aged 69)

Nationality: American

Occupation: Journalist, humorist, writer

Bio: Erma Louise Bombeck, née Fiste was an American humorist who achieved great popularity for her newspaper column that described suburban home life from the mid-1960s until the late 1990s. Bombeck also published 15 books, most of which became best-sellers.

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