Interesting Times — Bertram’s Blog

There is no citation, before 1936, for the Chinese curse, “May you live in interesting times.” It was one of the Chamberlains — Austen — who apparently first used the quote, and all he said was that an unnamed member of the foreign service had told him about it. People who have looked for the […]

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Interesting Times — Bertram’s Blog

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