People, Jun. 27, 1960


It is almost as certain as fog in London that Lady Attlee, 63, wife of Britain's former Laborite Prime Minister, will have a traffic accident every so often. Last week, for the ninth time in 13 years, her car was on the receiving end of a collision. As in the other crashes, Her Ladyship, an understandably cautious driver by now, was neither injured nor held at fault. Pondering the "bashed-in rear" of her little blue Fiat, Lady Attlee observed: "It was terribly unfortunate." More feelingly, Lord Attlee, her unscathed passenger, snapped: "Damned annoying!"

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