Definition of Will Rogers from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


Will Rogers

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(1879-1935) a US entertainer, sometimes called the ‘cowboy philosopher’. He was famous for his sharp but humorous comments about politicians and news events. He first became well known in 1916 in the Ziegfeld Follies, a variety show, and later made many films, including State Fair (1933) and Steamboat Round the Bend (1935). He also wrote a humorous column which appeared in many newspapers.
All I know is what I read in the papers
Will Rogers