i don't like fun

quote of the day: p.g. wodehouse
3 December, 2009, 11:13 pm
Filed under: books, jeeves & wooster, quote of the day, tv

“it’s only about once in a lifetime that anything sensational ever happens to one, and when it does, you don’t want people taking all the colour out of it. i remember at school having to read that stuff where that chap, othello, tells the girl what a hell of a time he’d been having among the cannibals and whatnot. well, imagine his feelings if, after he had described some particularly sticky passage with a cannibal chief and was waiting for the awestruck “oh-h! not really?”, she had said that the whole thing had no doubt been greatly exaggerated and that the man had probably really been a prominent local vegetarian.”

-p.g. wodehouse, from one of the jeeves series books (not sure which)


Leave a Comment so far
Leave a comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: