Tributes to
J. Desmond Clark
1916-2002

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After the Pan African Congress held in Harare, while travelling by bus to the Victoria
Falls with Desmond and Betty Clark, Francis Thackeray and David Phillipson wrote the
following limerick:

There was a young fellow named Clark
Who rowed on the Cam for a lark
But that was too easy
He preferred the Zambezi
With Betty his wife, and Plutarch.

Dr Francis Thackeray, Principal Researcher: Human Origins and Past Environments, Transvaal Museum, Pretoria, South Africa