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Writer Ezra Pound nicknamed T.S. Eliot as "Old Possum" because of Eliot's playful and witty demeanor. This nickname inspired Eliot's collection of light verses for children called "Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats," which later inspired the musical "Cats" by Andrew Lloyd Webber.

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