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January 17, 2009

17 January 1775: Richard Sheridan’s play The Rivals opens featuring the beloved character Mrs. Malaprop.

“Why, murder’s the matter! slaughter’s the matter! killing’s the matter! – but he can tell you the perpendiculars. “

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  1. January 18, 2009 8:07 am

    I LOVE this play!

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