The Algonquin Wits: George S. Kaufman to Herbert Bayard Swope at Dinnertime

Herbert Bayard Swope, who had a penchant for dining at odd hours, called G.S.K. one evening at 9:30 one evening and asked, ‘What are you doing for dinner this evening?’

‘I’m digesting it,’ Kaufman replied.”

Excerpted from: Drennan, Robert E., ed. The Algonquin Wits. New York: Kensington, 1985.

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