Sheila: Now, Malcolm. What do you think he meant by ‘lively social life’?
Sheila: He wants ‘a breezy, uninhibited companion’.
Victoria: To drink with.
Sheila: What do you think he meant by ‘life peppered with personal tragedy’?
Sheila: I think you’re right, he had half an Alka-Seltzer stuck in his moustache.
from Victoria Wood, ‘The Library’ (1989)
Which I recommend, by the way.
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