Saturday, March 14, 2015

No accounting for brothers-in-law

     "You know him?"
     "He's my uncle."
     This was news to Joe. Nothing in the attitude of Sir Buckstone Abbott toward their passenger had suggested that the latter was his brother-in-law. Lacking to rather a marked extent that easy cordiality which one likes to see in Baronets toward their wives' kinfolk, it had resembled more that of a man confronted with a snake which is no relation.

(from Summer Moonshine, by Sir Pelham Wodehouse)

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