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Saturday, August 30, 2014

The T Is Silent

First, a quick and amusing Gladstone update.  Then a more somber one.

I quote from Gladstone by Roy Jenkins, who recounts "the famous exchange many decades later of Lady Oxford (as Margot Tennant had then become) with the 'blonde bombshell' Jean Harlow, who persistently addressed her as 'Margotte,' until told:  'The t is silent in my name, Miss Harlow, as I presume in yours.'"