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Q. K. Philander Doesticks (1831–1875)

Doesticks, P. B., Q. K. Philander (Mortimer M. Thompson). An American humorous writer and lecturer; born in 1831; died in 1875. He contributed at first to the daily and in later years regularly to the weekly newspapers, and published in book form in 1855–57: ‘Doesticks: What He Says’; ‘Plu-Ri-Bus-Tah,’ a travesty of ‘Hiawatha’; ‘The Witches of New York’; ‘Nothing to Say’; ‘The Elephant Club.’