How to be Insulting about Bores
Margot Asquith discovered the perfect solution for entertaining guests whom she was obliged to entertain but in whom she had no interest at all. She welcomed them as they arrived, showed them into the ball-room and supper-room and then disappeared upstairs for a small bridge party of her own. Following one of these highly successful evenings she was having lunch with a friend when a terribly dour, sombre woman passed her and said:
'Oh, Lady Asquith, I hope you are well. I was at your party last night.'
'Thank God I wasn't,' her ladyship answered.
He's the type of man who doesn't leave anything to your imagination and leaves even less to your patience.
You can always tell when she's at a party, she comes in voice first.