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The Trouble with Nowadays|Cleveland Amory
The Trouble with Nowadays : A Curmudgeon Strikes Back
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A Crusty Curmudgeon and Charter Member of The Society to Put Things Back The Way They Were, bestselling author Cleveland Amory offers the last word on everything that has made a shambles out of modern life.

Servants: "I have often wondered where all the good, old-fashioned servants have gone. They must be somewhere, they couldn't have all died."

The Government: "The only difference between the Republicans and the Democrats is that the Republicans are socialists and the Democrats are communists."

Women: "The day I put 'Ms.' on a letter of mine, it'll be either to someone else's mistress or the Bureau of Msing Persons."

Children: "Remember, children are, no matter how much we detest them, the you and me of tomorrow."

Foreign Affairs: "Every damn president since I can remember has been so in love with foreign policy that they're just like a schoolboy with a new girl."

Religion: "Nowadays Sunday is just one more excuse to do whatever you damn please."

  • ISBN-13: 9780345297204
  • ISBN-10: 0345297202
  • Publisher: Ballantine Books
  • Publish Date: May 1981
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.5 x 0.47 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.58 pounds
  • Page Count: 224