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J. B. Morton

John Cameron Andrieu Bingham Michael Morton, better known by his preferred abbreviation J. B. Morton (7 June 1893 – 10 May 1979) was an English humorous writer noted for authoring a column called "By the Way" under the pen name 'Beachcomber' in the Daily Express from 1924 to 1975. [1]

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A. G. Macdonell

Archibald Gordon Macdonell (3 November 1895 – 16 January 1941) was a Scottish writer, journalist and broadcaster, whose most famous work is the gently satirical novel England, Their England (1933).

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Amazon.com

Amazon.com, Inc. is an American electronic commerce and cloud computing company with headquarters in Seattle, Washington.

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BBC

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is the public-service broadcaster of the United Kingdom, headquartered at Broadcasting House in London.

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BBC Radio 4

BBC Radio 4 is a radio station owned and operated by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) that broadcasts a wide variety of spoken-word programmes including news, drama, comedy, science and history.

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Beachcomber (pen name)

Beachcomber was the nom de plume used by two humorous columnists, D. B. Wyndham Lewis and, chiefly, J. B. Morton, as authors of the Daily Express column "By the Way" in the period 1919–1975.

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Beachcomber by the Way

Beachcomber By the Way was a short-lived radio programme that aired from March 1989 to December 1994.

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Brown ale

Brown ale is a style of beer with a dark amber or brown colour.

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D. B. Wyndham Lewis

Dominic Bevan Wyndham Lewis FRSL (9 March 1891 – 21 November 1969) was a British writer best known for his humorous contributions to newspapers and for biographies.

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Daily Express

The Daily Express is a daily national middle market tabloid newspaper in the United Kingdom.

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Daily Mail

The Daily Mail is a British daily middle-marketPeter Wilby, New Statesman, 19 December 2013 (online version: 2 January 2014) tabloid newspaper owned by the Daily Mail and General Trust.

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Dublin

Dublin is the capital and largest city of Ireland.

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Editorial

An editorial, leading article (UK) or leader (UK), is an opinion piece written by the senior editorial staff or publisher of a newspaper, magazine, or any other written document.

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Edward Morton (author)

Edward Morton (1858–1922) was a British 19th century author.

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England, Their England

England, Their England (1933) is an affectionately satirical comic novel of 1920s English urban and rural society by the Scottish writer A. G. Macdonell.

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Evelyn Waugh

Arthur Evelyn St.

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Fleet Street

Fleet Street is a street in the City of London named after the River Fleet, London's largest underground river.

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G. K. Chesterton

Gilbert Keith Chesterton, KC*SG (29 May 1874 – 14 June 1936) better known as G. K. Chesterton, was an English writer, lay theologian, poet, philosopher, dramatist, journalist, orator, literary and art critic, biographer, and Christian apologist.

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Guildford

Guildford is the historic county town of Surrey, EnglandOS Explorer map 145:Guildford and Farnham.

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Harrow School

Harrow School, commonly referred to as "Harrow", is an English independent school for boys situated in the town of Harrow, in north-west London.

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Hilaire Belloc

Joseph Hilaire Pierre René Belloc (27 July 187016 July 1953) was an Anglo-French writer and historian.

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J. C. Squire

Sir John Collings Squire (2 April 1884 – 20 December 1958) was a British poet, writer, historian, and influential literary editor of the post-World War I period.

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John Bernard Arbuthnot

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John Dickinson Stationery

John Dickinson Stationery Limited was a leading English stationery company founded in west Hertfordshire, that was later merged to form Dickinson Robinson Group.

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John Morton

John Morton may refer to.

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John Sessions

John Gibb Marshall (born 11 January 1953), better known by the stage name John Sessions, is a British actor and comedian.

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John Wells (satirist)

John Campbell Wells (17 November 1936 – 11 January 1998) was an English actor, writer and satirist.

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Labour Party (UK)

The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom.

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Leslie Stuart

Leslie Stuart (15 March 1863 – 27 March 1928) was an English composer of Edwardian musical comedy, best known for the hit show Florodora (1899) and many popular songs.

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Nazism

National Socialism (Nationalsozialismus), more commonly known as Nazism, is the ideology and practice associated with the 20th-century German Nazi Party and Nazi state as well as other far-right groups.

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Nicolas Bentley

Nicolas Clerihew Bentley (14 June 1907 – 14 August 1978) was a British author and illustrator, best known for his humorous cartoon drawings in books and magazines in the 1930s and 1940s.

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Order of the British Empire

The Most Excellent Order of the British Empire is the "order of chivalry of British democracy", rewarding contributions to the arts and sciences, work with charitable and welfare organisations and public service outside the Civil Service.

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Patricia Routledge

Katherine Patricia Routledge, (born 17 February 1929), is an English actress and singer.

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Pillar box

A pillar box is a free-standing post box.

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Preparatory school (United Kingdom)

A British preparatory school (or prep school) is a fee-paying school for children of the ages of 8-13, often preparing them for entry into British public schools or other secondary independent schools.

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Private (rank)

A private is a soldier of the lowest military rank (equivalent to NATO Rank Grades OR-1 to OR-3 depending on the force served in).

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Red tape

Red tape is an idiom that refers to excessive regulation or rigid conformity to formal rules that is considered redundant or bureaucratic and hinders or prevents action or decision-making.

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Richard Ingrams

Richard Reid Ingrams (born 19 August 1937 in Chelsea, London) is an English journalist, a co-founder and second editor of the British satirical magazine Private Eye, and founding editor of The Oldie magazine.

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Royal Fusiliers

The Royal Fusiliers (City of London Regiment) was a line infantry regiment of the British Army in continuous existence for 283 years.

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Shell shock

Shell shock was a term coined to describe the reaction of some soldiers in World War I, to the trauma of battle.

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Somme (department)

Somme is a department of France, located in the north of the country and named after the Somme river.

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Southborough, London

Southborough, London may refer to.

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The Queen's Book of the Red Cross

The Queen's Book of the Red Cross was published in November 1939 in a fundraising effort to aid the Red Cross during World War II.

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Tooting

Tooting is a district of South London, England, south south-west of Charing Cross.

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Virginia Woolf

Adeline Virginia Woolf (née Stephen; 25 January 1882 – 28 March 1941) was an English writer and one of the foremost modernists of the twentieth century.

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Worcester College, Oxford

Worcester College is one of the constituent colleges of the University of Oxford in England.

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World War I

World War I (WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War or the Great War, was a global war centered in Europe that began on 28 July 1914 and lasted until 11 November 1918.

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Worthing

Worthing is a large seaside town with borough status in West Sussex, in the historic county of Sussex.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/J._B._Morton

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