There was a young man called Tom…Posted: July 25, 2014
Apparently, at dinner the night before their wedding, a guest (although clearly not much of a friend), made a rather rude dig during a speech about Sabrina’s long-life as a spinster. Pfft.
Mr Stoppard punched back with this rather fabulous line.
He said, “I wished I’d found Sabrina earlier, but I was looking on the wrong shelf — under biography rather than poetry.”
Well played that the groom!
I bet Sabrina’s glad she waited so long.