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BritWit

"Is your maid called Florence?"
"Her name is Florinda."
"What an extraordinary name to give a maid!"
"I did not give it to her; she arrived in my service already christened."
"What I mean is," said Mrs. Riversedge, "that when I get maids with unsuitable names I call them Jane; they soon get used to it."
"An excellent plan," said the aunt of Clovis coldly; "unfortunately I have got used to being called Jane myself. It happens to be my name."
(Saki - The Secret Sin of Septimus Brope)

A group for admirers of that most sublime and bubbly brand of humor - the British wit. Feel free to discuss and make recommendations; all of you joining this group probably have more knowledge on the subject than me. I grow weary of my passions before they can reach any depth.

Total members: 83 members

Recent members: JessGalchutt, Orbasan, MH2017, alexmarsh, nhlsecord, Crypto-Willobie, Colonino, ssvvrr, smythlette, Shirepublisher, Novak, PaulJWhite, Poltu, jennybhatt, pinkozcat, bergenslabb, blue_puffin, Fey, StarbucksCoffee, dvdbokbulimiker, tash99, camille33, theoldman, smalltown, mattfullerty, mphchicago, brain274, schen1, phoenixs, thessalis

Tags: British wit (1), humour (1), Britain (1), British (1), book-makers (1), (show all)author group (1), Groups talking about Books (1)

Administrators: Fey (creator)

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Members: 83
Language: English
Group id: britwit
Created: Jan 30, 2007

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