The Best Job in the World

Best Job in the World"

When Marlene Dietrich arrived at London's Heathrow Airport one day a few years ago, she was in no mood to meet the group of photographers waiting for her. "Go away!" she shouted. "You are all morons. Why don't you get a proper job?" And they laughed and made her picture and loved her, as they have through the years, for she always gladdened their hearts -- and their eyes. They didn't mind what she said, because they knew they had a proper job.

In fact, they knew they had the best job in the world. No matter what, there is nothing...

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