“Offensive would be too strong a word by far for these comic little interruptions,
but one did feel nonetheless that a thick skin of resistance to them would be
needed before long” (The Times, 23 September 1955)
This site was started by Stephanie Jenkins with the help of Joan Williams in December 2005.
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