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It is a good rule in life never to apologize. The right sort of
people do not want apologies, and the wrong sort take a mean advantage
of them.
P. G. Wodehouse, The Man Upstairs (1914)

A very apt quotation especially after hearing Wodehouse mentioned in a BBC radio programme yesterday, where he was being interviewed for treason!

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  1. I think this is a man thing Geoff, an easy cop out. Sorry, as they say, is the hardest word of all to say.

    Hope you and all have a wonderful Christmas. See you soon.

  2. Like many of Oscar Wilde's quips its usefulness is the enjoyment we get from hearing some outrageous reversal of ordinary common sense or ordinary morality. To think it offers some generalisable wisdom or guide for behaviour is to mistake its genre. Now, where did I leave the Sellotape…

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