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Wednesday, 28 December 2011

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"And how lucky was the Duke of Argyle?!"

"Were it not for imagination a man would be as happy in arms of a chambermaid as of a duchess."

(Dr. Johnson)

Actually, DD, this is the Duchess of Sutherland. The famous picture of the Duchess of Argyle is a photograph featuring the "headless man" whom the hapless Lord Denning was called upon to identify.

And the Duke of Argyle was not a lucky man at all, if his divorce lawyer is to be believed.

A tenner to the charity of your choice if you put that one on your blog!

Thank you, 'W', for saving my blushes. What on earth would Freud have made of that slip of the memory? As for your tenner, might I recommend 'Duff's Poor Children's Beer Fund', a very worthy cause. I'm sure you will agree!

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