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Eeyore is one of the great philosophers of English Literature, taking his place alongside Marvin the Paranoid Android and Scrooge as someone who can always be relied upon to see the down-side of things. He appears, of course, in AA Milne’s book Winnie the Pooh (1926). Eeyore is an old grey donkey who lives in a gloomy part of the 100 Aker Wood which is “rather boggy and sad”. His misery is unshakeable, even on his birthday:

“Good morning, Eeyore,” said Pooh.
“Good morning, Pooh Bear,” said Eeyore gloomily. “If it is a good morning,” he said. “Which I doubt,” said he.

And admit it – we all have our Eeyorish days from time to time, don’t we?

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Eeyore from Winnie the Pooh - combines English anthropomorphism with a suitably gloomy outlook on life – apt for these days.

Janet Suzman


he is my favorite character in the universe
bob


I have loved him ever since i was 2 years old his favourite food is thistles and he is intelegent but most of the time keeps it to himself
Dale McCarlie


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