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George Bernard Shaw

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I have defined the 100 per cent American as 99 per cent an idiot.
New York Times (19 December 1930) remarks on Sinclair Lewis receiving the Nobel Prize

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I have defined the 100 per cent American as 99 per cent an idiot.

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