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P. G. Wodehouse
(1881-1975) born on
Oct 15
English novelist, humorist. He is best known for farces of English gentry; created characters Wooster and Jeeves in "The Inimitable Jeeves," 1924.
         
   
F
Unlike the male codfish which, suddenly finding itself the parent of three million five hundred thousand little codfish, cheerfully resolves to love them all, the British aristocracy is apt to look with a somewhat jaundiced eye on its younger sons.

R
"He was white and shaken, like a dry martini."
A
Never put anything on paper, my boy, and never trust a man with a small black moustache.
N
He spoke with a certain what-is-it in his voice, and I could see that, if not actually disgruntled, he was far from being gruntled.
K
To find a man's true character, play golf with him.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Wodehouse at Work to the End," (Richard Usborne), Ch. 5
R: Describing a startled Englishman, "Cocktail Time," Simon & Schuster 58
A:
N: The Code of the Woosters."
K: In "The Golfer's Book of Wisdom," ed. by Criswell Freeman, 1995.
   


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