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Alan Coren
(1938-2007) born on
Jun 27
British writer, satirist. He is a regular panelist on The News Quiz and Call My Bluff and writes both his own and the Notebook columns for The Times.
         
   
F
Television is more interesting than people. If it were not, we should have people standing in the corners of our rooms.

R
A humorist tells himself every morning, "I hope it's going to be a rough day." When things are going well, it's much harder to make the right jokes.
A
Since both its national products, snow and chocolate, melt, the cuckoo clock was invented solely in order to give tourists something solid to remember it by.
N
The Act of God designation on all insurance policies; which means, roughly, that you cannot be insured for the accidents that are most likely to happen to you.
K
Democracy consists of choosing your dictators, after they've told you what it is you want to hear.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: The Times."
R: In "Quotations to Cheer You Up When the World is Getting You Down," by Allen Klein, 1991.
A: "The Sanity Inspector," 'And Though They Do Their Best.'
N: "The Lady from Stalingrad Mansions," 'A Short History of Insurance.'
K: In "The Speaker's Electronic Reference Collection," AApex Software, 1994.
   


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