T. E. Lawrence encounters an annoying fan

While attending a cocktail party in Egypt one evening, T. E. Lawrence spotted a certain woman famed for her obsession with celebrities. Sure enough, seizing upon the intense heat as a conversational ruse, she approached Lawrence. "Ninety-two today, Colonel Lawrence," she declared. "Just think of it! Ninety-two!" "Many happy returns, madam," Lawrence replied, before moving on.

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