Quotation by Robert Benchley

I have often wondered how they manage to get return envelopes which miss, by one-quarter of an inch, fitting the blank you are supposed to return. They say, "Please fill out and return the enclosed envelope," and the enclosed envelope is always one-quarter of an inch too small.
Robert Benchley (1889–1945), U.S. writer, humorist. After 1903What? "Nature Lesson," Harper & Brothers (1938).
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