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Tuesday's Quote of the Day

10:05 UK time, Tuesday, 5 August 2008

"I count myself as a fairly ridiculous person... things like my voice and going to church drunk" - Julie Burchill, saying she's as hard on herself as she is on other people.

Burchill, once the star of Fleet St, has said she is disillusioned with the world of newspapers, and after spending so long writing opinion columns she is enjoying a break. "I don't want to keep saying things until I drop down dead. I want to have 10 years where I keep my own counsel, perhaps. I have always been Miss Rentagob since I was a kid and I don't want to be that person any more," she said in a long interview with the Guardian. To mark the publication of a book about hypocrisy.

More details (from the Guardian)

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