1937 Insurance Letter
We thought this letter to an insurance company in 1937 was rather approproate:
Many I thank you for so charmingly making enquiries about my age? But it makes me quite bashful! Just between you and myself, I was born some time after the battle of Waterloo. Isn't it funny that I have insured my car with you for over 15 years and you are only now taking a personal interest in my welfare?
If you would like to know a few more personal details for your books, I do not mind letting you know that I do not like
b) most modern Novelists,
c) coloured finger-nails,
d) the Northcliffe and Rothermere Press,
e) Insurance Companies who make impertinent enquiries.
Any further enquiries will be gladly answered. Yours very truly . . ."
(Source: Aviva Magazine, p5., June issue)