Sunday, February 14, 2010

Betty Kenward, 94, Snobbish Chronicler, Dies

A snob and proud of it, Mrs. Kenward composed numbingly undramatic accounts of parties, with long lists of names preceded by unfailingly complimentary adjectives and with their relative importance encoded for her privileged readership by idiosyncratic punctuation.

Read this wonderful yarn here.

(H/T to Steve Slosberg)

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