"Sou reaccionário. A minha reacção é contra tudo o que não presta." Nelson Rodrigues
segunda-feira, maio 02, 2011
O homem impossível
In May 1941, Philip Larkin was the treasurer of the Oxford University English Club and in that capacity had to take the visiting speaker George Orwell out to dinner after he had addressed the membership on the subject of “Literature and Totalitarianism.” Larkin’s main recollection: “We took Dylan Thomas to the Randolph and George Orwell to the not-so-good hotel. I suppose it was my first essay in practical criticism.”
publicada por MacGuffin aka Carlos do Carmo Carapinha às
"What have you there?" asked one of the men.
"Oh, that's a MacGuffin," replied his companion.
"What's a MacGuffin?".
"It's a device for trapping lions in the Scottish Highlands."
"But there aren't any lions in the Scottish Highlands!"
"Well, then, I guess that's no MacGuffin!"