[Ads-l] a good one that Fred has missed

George Thompson george.thompson at NYU.EDU
Mon Oct 5 17:15:14 UTC 2015

A very long obituary in today's NYTimes of Denis Healy, an English
politician ends:
Lord Healey used humor to make precise points, but his most famous line
described all too many situations. What he called “Healey’s First Law of
Holes” advises, “When in one, stop digging.”


George A. Thompson
The Guy Who Still Looks Stuff Up in Books.
Author of A Documentary History of "The African Theatre", Northwestern
Univ. Pr., 1998..

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