On the Jerry Ford question, Jim Leahy gets the prizeme buying him a cup of coffee. He posted in first with Jerry Fords birth name (before he was adopted): Leslie Lynch King, Jr.
And the quotation in Middle English was from Geoffrey Chaucers The Canterbury Tales with Robert W. Wallace posting first (thus winning coffee from me) and Freiderich March a close second, Freiderich jesting with Wallace, saying Freiderich can recite it in Middle English (can Wallace?).
Todays Question: What British satirist wrote A Modest Proposal whose full title was: A Modest Proposal For Preventing the Children of Poor People in Ireland from Becoming a Burden to their Parents or Country and for Making Them Beneficial to the Public. And what was the modest proposal?