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List of great insults. It may be

posted by Jason Kottke   Oct 06, 2006

List of great insults. It may be apocryphal, but I’ve always loved the exchange between Lady Astor and Winston Churchill: “Lady Astor: ‘Sir, if you were my husband, I would poison your drink.’ Churchill: ‘Madam, if you were my wife, I would drink it.’” (via dooce)

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The memoirs of Winston Churchill’s bodyguard have

posted by Jason Kottke   Oct 31, 2005

The memoirs of Winston Churchill’s bodyguard have been recently discovered. “Why, Thompson, did they allow the president [FDR], almost dying on his feet, to be there? All Europe will suffer from the decisions made at Yalta.”

“A cameraman at Yalta tells what it

posted by Jason Kottke   Jun 21, 2005

“A cameraman at Yalta tells what it was like to spend a few days in claustrophobic luxury with Winston Churchill and Franklin Roosevelt—and to be offered a job by Joseph Stalin”.