Never Smile at a Crocodile
“Never smile at a crocodile
Never dip your hat and stop to talk awhile
Never run, walk away, say good-night, not good-day
Clear the aisle but never smile at Mister Crocodile.”
Never Smile At A Crocodile – Lyrics by American songwriter Jack Lawrence. Mr. Lawrence was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1975.
Sure, I’m just hours away from a long US holiday weekend and a week of “holiday” as our UK and global Kronites say, but that doesn’t mean you’re not going to get the hard, biting investigative journalism you’ve come to expect here at the Working Smarter Café.
First, the facts. This post isn’t about crocodiles, it’s about alligators, but as my in-depth research uncovered, all alligators are crocodiles, but not all crocodiles are alligators. So there.
Royce McMullen is an alligator wrangler for a world-renowned alligator conservation program. Our latest 1 in One Hundred Million episode features Royce and his important work. And don’t think I missed the Jawsy music intro. I’ll be hearing that every time I step into the ocean…