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Quotation by Robert Benchley
People who begin sentences with "I may be old-fashioned but—" are usually not only old-fashioned but wrong. I never thought the time would come when I should catch myself leading off with that crack. But I feel it coming on right now.
Robert Benchley (1889–1945), U.S. writer, humorist. Chips Off the Old Benchley, "Writers—Right or Wrong," Harper & Brothers (1949).
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