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Foreign News: Clubbable

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Sir William Bull is a Privy Councilor of His Majesty, a member of Parliament, and senior partner of the respected firm of Bull & Bull, Solicitors.

Last week fellow members of London’s aristocratic Carlton Club condoled with Sir William, 64, because he had dislocated a shoulder. Soon, however, many a gouty peer grew mirthful at Sir William’s very clubbable account of his dislocation. Said he: “I was undressing slowly, the other night, and reading P. G. Wodehouse’s humorous story, Jeeves Carries On. I was so absorbed that I did not look to see what I was doing and consequently did not realize that I was putting both feet into one pajama leg. A moment later I stood up, overbalanced, fell to the ground and dislocated my shoulder.”

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