MORTIMER had his photograph taken in his dress suit.
April 20, 2017 11:38 AM Subscribe
If the hostess asks him to have a chair Freddie comes right back at her with "No, thanks; we have chairs at home." If the host offers him a cigar he will say just like a flash, "What's the matter with it?" If one of the men borrows a cigarette and a light from him Freddie will say in that dry voice of his, "Do you want the coupons too?" Of course his wit is pretty fairly caustic, but no one ever seems to take offense at it. I suppose there is everything in the way he says things."Men I'm Not Married To", Dorothy Parker, 1922
(Franklin P. Adams' "Women I'm Not Married To," which ran with Parker's piece is included as well)