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Old 30th May 2008, 20:25   #21
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What larks! I am duff at this babelfish lark but I love seeing the solutions.
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Correct Paul: "I am doomed to remember a boy with a wrecked voice..."
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8 is by Joseph Heller.
Well, it has to be "I get the willies when I see closed doors". Something Happened.
(I had to cheat and check the book!)
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Correct, well done pj.

The other one is (apparently) the first line of Lace by Shirley Conran: "Which of you two bitches is my mother?" I read that somewhere but haven't been able to check.
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