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My virtue is that I say what I think, my vice that what I think doesn't amount to much.

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

My husband is not a common man

In 1905, George Bernard Shaw received a piece of fan mail from an aspiring playwright initially known only as "Miss Charming". Miss Charming was Erica Cotterill a 24-year-old lady. Her letter led to a flirtatious correspondence between the two that. Erica moved closer to Shaw and one day, 7 years after first writing to him, she showed up on his doorstep. Shaw's wife Charlotte answered the door and later wrote a letter to Miss Cotterill.

Read Mrs. Shaw's letter at Letters of Note

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