Saturday, April 11, 2009

Bitchiness is an art

Jean Harlow, the platinum-blond star of the 1930s, on being introduced to Lady Margot Asquith, mispronounced her given name to rhyme with “rot.” “My dear, the ‘t’ is silent,” said Asquith, “as in Harlow.”
From NYT op-ed, A Pun for the Ages

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