Foreign News: Etiquette

During a debate Lady Astor persisted in transgressing a parliamentary rule by reading a supplementary question. Laborites were loud in protest. The Speaker called the honorable lady to order. He suggested tactfully that she should hand her question in to him. Said Lady Astor with enough heat to give her meaning a double entente: "I'll give it to you! I'll let you have it." She did. The Laborites cheered derisively.


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