L.A. Story Easter Egg - "Oh Pointy Birds!"

In L.A. Story, Steve Martin tries to prove his love for Victoria Tennant by reciting a poem that begins: "Oh Pointy Birds, Oh Pointy, Pointy..."

This is a poem that originally appeared in Martin's 1982 film "The Man with Two Brains." It was the favorite poem of he and his late wife.

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Keith writes:
OOPS! If you followed the link "http://www4.ncsu.edu:8030/~cwbosken/cruel.html" then you know "Pointy Birds" aint there folks. Sorry about that,here it is: Pointy Birds by Steve Martin Pointy birds, oh pointy pointy. Anoint my head anointy 'nointy... Ahhh, it always makes me smile..
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Keith writes:
If you want to read this poem in it's hilarious entirety as well as my personal fav of Steve's,"She Had The Jugs" it comes from his book of short stories called "Cruel Shoes".Read it online @ this url: http://www4.ncsu.edu:8030/~cwbosken/cruel.html
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Erik writes:
http://www.nwlink.com/~zachd/writing/johnl.html John Lillison. heh heh. So good. So damn good. Every once in a while Pointy Birds or Dillon's Grove pop into my head, usually in a public place, and I bust out laughing like an idiot, or look stupider trying to hold it back. I forgot how sublime the backstory to the poem actually is... The address above is off some guys web page and he has the whole thing written down... Steve Martin above, and his own interesting legal disclaimer below...
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Do we know for sure that the poem is really this short? Wishful thinking: I would love it if the poem went on and on for pages...
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