The Wunderkammer of the Mild Colonial Boy, Esq., a Reactionary Tory Gentleman, who armed only with a Steampowered Babbage Engine and Pure Intentions, wanders the Time Streams and Aetheric Plane gathering an Eccentric Hodgepodge of Curiousities, Frivolities, Whimsicalities and Nonsense.
Q. Why is your Tumblelog called "My Ear-Trumpet Has Been Struck by Lightning"?
A. Because "My Grandmother's Ear-Trumpet Has Been Struck by Lightning" wouldn't fit in the available space.
The woman who penned the famous line, “Kissing your hand may make you feel very very good but a diamond and safire bracelet lasts forever,” received her first diamond from her uncle Horace when she was seven years old. She never accepted another: “therein lay my tragedy…I was a girl who would always pass up a diamond for a laugh.”
Loos (1888-1981) was one of Hollywood’s most respected and prolific screenwriters, as well as an acclaimed novelist and playwright, best known for her blockbuster comic novel, Gentlemen Prefer Blondes.