Bill Bryson Quote

It is not true that the English invented cricket as a way of making all other human endeavours look interesting and lively; that was merely an unintended side effect. I don't wish to denigrate a sport that is enjoyed by millions, some of them awake and facing the right way, but it is an odd game.


In a Sunburned Country (US) / Down Under (UK) (2000)

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It is not true that the English invented cricket as a way of making all other human endeavours look interesting and lively; that was merely an...

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It is not true that the English invented cricket as a way of making all other human endeavours look interesting and lively; that was merely an...

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It is not true that the English invented cricket as a way of making all other human endeavours look interesting and lively; that was merely an...

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It is not true that the English invented cricket as a way of making all other human endeavours look interesting and lively; that was merely an...