Robert Benchley Quote

I can't quite define my aversion to asking questions of strangers. From snatches of family battles which I have heard drifting up from railway stations and street corners, I gather that there are a great many men who share my dislike for it, as well as an equal number of women who … believe it to be the solution to most of this world's problems.


"Ask That Man" in Pluck and Luck (1925)

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I can't quite define my aversion to asking questions of strangers. From snatches of family battles which I have heard drifting up from railway...

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I can't quite define my aversion to asking questions of strangers. From snatches of family battles which I have heard drifting up from railway...

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I can't quite define my aversion to asking questions of strangers. From snatches of family battles which I have heard drifting up from railway...

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I can't quite define my aversion to asking questions of strangers. From snatches of family battles which I have heard drifting up from railway...