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'Democracy means government by discussion, but it is only effective if you can stop people talking'

'I think the British have the distinction above all other nations of being able to put new wine into old bottles without bursting them'

'The House of Lords is like a glass of champagne that has stood for five days'

'Dangerous foreigners begin at Calais and dont stop until you get to Bombay where they play cricket and speak English'

Born in Putney, London
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I saw six men kicking and punching the mother-in-law. My neighbour said 'Are you going to help?' I said 'No, six should be enough - Les Dawson
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The White Ship Sinks - 1120, Battle of Solway Moss - 1542, The 'Mousetrap' opens - 1952, Lennon Returns MBE - 1969
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