“I don’t get no respect!”
Such was the lament of the late comedian Rodney Dangerfield, who would follow the phrase with a monologue replete with examples to prove his point. Dangerfield gems include: “I tell ya when I was a kid, all I knew was rejection. My yo-yo, it never came back!” and “I asked my old man if I could go ice-skating on the lake. He told me, ‘Wait till it gets warmer.’ ”
“I don’t get no respect!” became a catchphrase for underappreciated B-listers everywhere. It certainly pertains to the globular cluster Messier 56 in Lyra.
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