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Old 11-19-2012, 10:38   #5
Fred Hansen
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From my hero, Dorothy Parker:

Dorothy Parker was attempting to go through a doorway at the same time as the glamorous socialite and playwright Clare Boothe Luce.

“Age before beauty” said Luce while yielding the way. “And pearls before swine,” replied Parker while gliding through the doorway.
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