History YMMV / PGWodehouse

10th Nov '15 4:32:50 PM Anddrix
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* DudeNotFunny: While not the "enemy propaganda" his radio broadcasts were purported to be, a Britain suffering through the Blitz was in no mood for light-hearted farce about Wodehouse's Nazi captors.
** Well, yes and no. Most Englishmen never ''heard'' the broadcasts or saw transcripts of them until after the war. They had to rely on the Ministry of Information's characterization of the broadcasts, and their justifiable anger proceeded from false information. Many Britons (''e.g.'', Creator/DorothyLSayers) were dubious even at the time.
29th Dec '14 10:03:50 AM nombretomado
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** Well, yes and no. Most Englishmen never ''heard'' the broadcasts or saw transcripts of them until after the war. They had to rely on the Ministry of Information's characterization of the broadcasts, and their justifiable anger proceeded from false information. Many Britons (''e.g.'', DorothyLSayers) were dubious even at the time.

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** Well, yes and no. Most Englishmen never ''heard'' the broadcasts or saw transcripts of them until after the war. They had to rely on the Ministry of Information's characterization of the broadcasts, and their justifiable anger proceeded from false information. Many Britons (''e.g.'', DorothyLSayers) Creator/DorothyLSayers) were dubious even at the time.
3rd Jul '14 5:00:19 PM Geoduck
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* IdiotPlot: A rare case of being done right, or at least justified, considering [[UpperClassTwit who]] the stories are mostly about.

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* IdiotPlot: A rare case of being done right, or at least justified, considering [[UpperClassTwit who]] who the stories are mostly about.about]].
17th Oct '13 11:00:56 PM Geoduck
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* HilariousInHindsight: Along with the regular dose of intentional humor, one Ukridge story features passing mention of a murder victim named [[Literature/HarryPotter James Potter]].
1st Mar '13 6:05:36 AM Geoduck
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* IdiotPlot: A rare case of being done right.

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* IdiotPlot: A rare case of being done right.right, or at least justified, considering [[UpperClassTwit who]] the stories are mostly about.
27th Jan '12 5:58:32 PM darkapothem2000
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** Well, yes and no. Most Englishmen never ''heard'' the broadcasts or saw transcripts of them until after the war. They had to rely on the Ministry of Information's characterization of the broadcasts, and their justifiable anger proceeded from false information. Many Britons (''e.g.'', [[{{Ptitlewo6dni8e}} Dorothy L. Sayers]]) were dubious even at the time.

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** Well, yes and no. Most Englishmen never ''heard'' the broadcasts or saw transcripts of them until after the war. They had to rely on the Ministry of Information's characterization of the broadcasts, and their justifiable anger proceeded from false information. Many Britons (''e.g.'', [[{{Ptitlewo6dni8e}} Dorothy L. Sayers]]) DorothyLSayers) were dubious even at the time.
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