Africa Is God's Country, And He Can Have It. Well, Sir, We Left New York Drunk And Early On The Morning Of February 2.

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Africa is God's country, and he can have it. Well, sir, we left New York
drunk and early on the morning of February 2. After fifteen days on the
water and six on the boat, we finally arrived on the shores of Africa. The
first morning saw us up at six, breakfasted, and back in bed at seven. This
was our routine for the first three months. We finally got so we were in
bed at six-thirty ... One morning I shot an elephant in my pajamas. How he
got in my pajamas, I don't know. Then we tried to remove the tusks, but
they were embedded in so firmly that we couldn't budge them. Of course, in
Alabama, the Tuskaloosa. But that's entirely irrelephant to what I was
talking about. We took some pictures of the native girls--but they weren't
developed. But we're going back again in a couple of weeks.
-- Groucho Marx (in Animal Crackers)