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George Mikes
(1912-1987) born on
Feb 15
British writer. He wrote "How to Be an Alien."
In England only uneducated people show off their knowledge; nobody quotes Latin or Greek authors in the course of conversation, unless he has never read them.

On the Continent people have good food; in England people have good table manners.
An Englishman, even if he is alone, forms an orderly queue of one.
When people say England, they sometimes mean Great Britain, sometimes the United Kingdom, sometimes the British Isles, - but never England.
English humor resembles the Loch Ness Monster in that both are famous but there is a strong suspicion that neither exists.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: How to be an Alien."
R: How to be an Alien, ch. 1, sct. 1 (1946).
A: How to Be an Alien, ch. 1, sct. 14 (1946).
N: How to be an Alien."
K: English Humour for Beginners

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