I too want to know how Mike Mulligan went to the bathroom when he was digging a hole all day. It was apparently a cultural touchstone by this time after its publication in 1939.
I wonder if Boing Boing got the name of their site from Susan’s curls in this book?
“Dawnzer lee light” reminds me of the similar concept “with liberty and just a straw.”
My favorite has to be Ramona staying in her seat because she thought she was going to get a present.