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The British have turned their sense of humour into... (Theodore Zeldin)

Theodore Zeldin



The British have turned their sense of humour into a national virtue. It is odd, because through much of history, humour has been considered cheap, and laughter something for the lower orders. But British aristocrats didn't care a damn about what people thought of them, so they made humour acceptable.

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