The Corner

Molesworth? Who He?

Andrew: I was a William fan myself.

Come to think of it, that may be the key to my Katie-phobia. She has

something of Violet Elizabeth Bott about her: “If you don’t let me into

your clubhouse, I shall thrcream and thrcream till I’m THICK!” (Echoes of

Augusta National there, too.) Also Billy Bunter , though to a

much lesser degree. Bunter, as Theodore Dalrymple fans will recall, was the

one who construed magna est veritas et praevalebit as: “The truth is great

and shall prevail a bit.” Which, as an insight into human affairs, is

actually a slight improvement on the Latin….

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