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"I turn over a new leaf every day," I said. "But the blots show through."
Should not the Society of Indexers be known as Indexers, Society of, The?
The 50s face was angry, the 60s face was well-fed, the 70s face was foxy. Perhaps it was the right expression: there was a lot to be wary about.
Brighton looks like a town that is constantly helping the police with their enquiries.
Life is a campus: in a Greenwich Village bookstore, looking for a New Yorker collection, I asked of an earnest-looking assistant where I might find the humour section. Peering over her granny glasses, she enquired, "Humour studies would that be, sir?"
Lying in bed, I abandoned the facts again and was back in Ambrosia.
Of Margaret Thatcher:
I cannot bring myself to vote for a woman who has been voice-trained to speak to me as though my dog has just died.
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In its function, the power to punish is not essentially different from that of curing or educating.
February 6, 1929
September 4, 2009
Keith Spencer Waterhouse was a British novelist, newspaper columnist, and the writer of many television series.
Billy Liar (1959)
There is a Happy Land (1957)
Waterhouse on Newspaper Style (1989)
Theory and Practice of Lunch (1986)
Billy Liar on the Moon (1976)
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