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Simon David Hoggart (born 26 May 1946) is an English journalist and broadcaster. He writes on politics for The Guardian, and on wine for The Spectator. Until 2006 he presented The News Quiz on Radio 4. His journalist sketches have been published in a series of books.

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Simon Hoggart was born on 26 May 1946 in Ashton-under-Lyne, Lancashire and educated at Hymers ... more »

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  • ''Fish have water, the bushmen of the Kalahari have sand, and Houstonians have interior décor.''
    Simon Hoggart (b. 1946), British journalist. America: A User's Guide, ch. 1 (1990).
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  • ''Living in New York is like being at some terrible late-night party. You're tired, you've had a headache since you arrived, but you can't leave because then you'd miss the party.''
    Simon Hoggart (b. 1946), British journalist. America: A User's Guide, ch. 1 (1990).
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  • ''In Washington, success is just a training course for failure.''
    Simon Hoggart (b. 1946), British journalist. America: A User's Guide, ch. 1 (1990).
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  • America loves the representation of its heroes to be not just larger than life, but stupendously, awesomely bigger than anything else. If blue whales built statues to each other they'd be smaller then...
    Simon Hoggart (b. 1946), British journalist. America: A User's Guide, ch. 11 (1990). Remarking on Mount Rushmore.
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  • In Washington, the first thing people tell you is what their job is. In Los Angeles you learn their star sign. In Houston you're told how rich they are. And in New York they tell you what their rent i...
    Simon Hoggart (b. 1946), British journalist. America: A User's Guide, ch. 1 (1990).
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