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50 Reasons to Love Britain

On 7 September 2008 the Sunday Telegraph published an article in its magazine called “50 Reasons to Love Britain” as an antidote to the credit crunch, crime and all that is gloom and doom at the moment. We are happy to report that PGW was number three on the list, our only gripe being that he should of course have been first. Below is the wording by Joseph Connolly, who is obviously a wonderfully perceptive cove:

3. Washout summer, credit crunch blues, holidays over: none of it matters. There are nearly 100 books by PG Wodehouse to read and reread – wallow in the wonderful world where all is sunny (and funny). 'Plum', as he was affectionately called, is a cure for all known ills. J.C.