Mudcat Café message #2776988 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #125378   Message #2776988
Posted By: MGM·Lion
30-Nov-09 - 03:46 PM
Thread Name: BS: Victoriaaaaaar
Subject: RE: BS: Victoriaaaaaar
As Shaw remarked in the Preface to 'Pygmalion', "No Englishman can open his mouth without making some other Englishman despise him" - used as a line in the song "Why can't the English?" in the 'My Fair Lady' musical adaptation.

A pity, of course; but all the agonising on this thread is, alas, nothing new.