Guests: Robert Benchley


A sign in each guest room, giving the hours of meals, political and religious preferences of the family, general views on exercise etc etc, with a blank for the guest to fill out stating his own views, would make it possible to visit (or entertain) with a sense of security thus far unknown upon our planet.

Robert Benchley

quoted in Ladies’ Home Journal, March 1943

The illustration is copyright: Cartoonresource via Shutterstock

About layanglicana

Author of books on Calcutta, Delhi and Dar es Salaam, I am now blogging as a lay person about the Church of England and the Anglican Communion. I am also blogging about the effects of World War One on the village of St Mary Bourne, Hampshire.
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