lunedì, ottobre 08, 2007

Scienta Est Potentia VIII

Oscar Wilde's wit was peerless. Once at a pub, he wagered that he could speak wittily on any subject. A man threw down a purseful of money and said to Wilde, "so what about the Queen?"

Wilde stared calmly at his challenger for a short while, and then smilingly proceeded to pocket the purse.

"The Queen is not a subject."