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The decline postcard of George Bernard Shaw, who died on this day in 1950. bit.ly/2pqs32A
But Shaw didn't always send out that card. He enjoyed declining invitations. For example...
Here's one to Marie Stopes, general secretary of the Poetry Society, who asked him to be its President.
And there's the time Southwick Cricket Club invited him to dinner.
And the time he was invited to a dinner in NYC that was being held in his honour.
Then there's this one.
Here's one he got his secretary to write.
H. T. Muggeridge grew impatient.
To finish this thread of negativity, here's a favourite. There are so many more of these. I highly recommend the numerous volumes of his letters.
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