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  • Or as Mrs Maine put it, would, "Lord Peter Wimsey -- who was apt to launch into Woosterian dialogue to disarm his suspects...have considered Bertie an insufferable ass or would he have actually liked him"?

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  • Yesterday I spent waaaaay too much time wondering if Lord Peter Wimsey -- who was apt to launch into Woosterian dialogue to disarm his suspects -- would have considered Bertie an insufferable ass, or if he might have actually liked him.

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  • Well, without any comparable numbers that's a claim clearly open to dispute - particularly given that it is Americans who are most likely to identify with the stereotyped image of Britain as a land staffed by Woosterian butlers.

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