Items of Useless Information. No 3.

portrait of Peter Sellers at his home

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One afternoon the doorbell rang in the London flat of Peter Sellers‘ . As Sellers was busy in his study, his wife Anne went to the door, where she was handed a telegram. The message said: “Bring me a cup of coffee. Peter”.

Thus: based on the later experiences of spouses all over the world we can claim that peter Sellers was the first person ever to use a text message, to request a service from someone in the next room, that they could no doubt have done themselves with marginally less effort than it took to send the message.

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An entirely fictitious username I created for posting on 'alt.religion.scientology', Scientology is something of which I am highly critical. For those of you who don't know, the Church of Scientology have a habit of making life very uncomfortable for even the most legitimate of critics, which is why this username is completely anonymous. Anyway I have become quite fond of this username, and although it has to some extent outgrown it's original purpose, I think a blog is perhaps the right place for me/it to continue to grow and develop.
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