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2nd Baron Mancroft Mancroft (1914 – 1987)


British Conservative politician and humorous writer.
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2nd Baron Mancroft Mancroft
My first car was painted red down one side and blue down the other to confuse witnesses in case of an accident.
Mancroft quotes
Before the War you took your secretary to Paris and called her your wife. Now, in order to wriggle through the tax-gatherer's net, you take your wife to Paris and call her your secretary.
Mancroft
Cricket is a game which the English, not being a spiritual people, have invented in order to give themselves some conception of Eternity.




Nobody ever seemed quite clear whether the expression "drunk as a lord" should be taken as a compliment or an insult.
Mancroft 2nd Baron Mancroft
The only exercise I ever take is walking up hospital stairs to visit friends who've damaged themselves by taking exercise.
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