A Quote by Calvin Trillin on guests, justice, and motherhood

Even today, well-brought-up English girls are taught by their mothers to boil all veggies for at least a month and a half, just in case one of the dinner guests turns up without his teeth.

Calvin Trillin (1935 -)

Source: Third Helpings, Houghton Mifflin 1983

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