Entry #155 in the Dictionary of Imaginary Quotations


A person’s table manners are an X‑ray of their character.”

Helena Botton Bowles
English socialite (1891–1965)

The attributee’s name, “Helena Botton Bowles,” is actually an anagram. Can you put the letters back in the right order? • The solution to last week’s quotee anagram is: “It’s essential.”

Father, son, husband, friend and writer by day; asleep by night. Happily pondering the immortality of the crab wherever words are shared.

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