Katharine Whitehorn

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Katharine Elizabeth Whitehorn (born 1928, Hendon) is a British journalist, writer, and columnist who is known for her wit and humour and as a keen observer of the changing role of women.

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She was educated at the private Roedean School in Brighton, Glasgow High School for Girls (closed in the 1970s), and Newnham College, Cambr ...
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11 November 2014
Any committee that is the slightest use is composed of people who are too busy to want to sit on it for a second longer than they have to.
11 November 2014
I wouldn't say when you've seen one Western you've seen the lot; but when you've seen the lot you get the feeling you've seen one.
11 November 2014
People get a bad impression of it by continually trying to treat it as if it was a bank clerk, who ought to be on time on Tuesday next, instead of philosophically seeing it as a painter, who may do anything so long as you don't try to predict what.
11 November 2014
The thing has been blown up out of all proportion. PC language is not enjoined on one and all—there are a lot more places where you can say "spic" and "bitch" with impunity than places where you can smoke a cigarette.
11 November 2014
Americans, indeed, often seem to be so overwhelmed by their children that they'll do anything for them except stay married to the co-producer.

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