One of the oddest episodes I remember was an occasion in which [Clarence] Thomas was drinking a Coke in his office, he got up from the table, at which we were working, went over to his desk to get the Coke, looked at the can and asked, "Who has put pubic hair on my coke?"
Anita Hill (b. 1956), U.S. lawyer and law professor. As quoted in The Real Anita Hill, introduction, by David Brock (1991).
Describing to a Senate panel on October 12, 1991, her experience of sexual harassment by Clarence Thomas (b. 1948), her former boss and, at this time, President George Bush's Supreme Court nominee. Thomas's appointment to the Court was approved.