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  • My Dad used to show off how fast he could get through 'To Be Or Not To be To be, or not to be' (from Hamlet 3/1)speech; use the phrase (I know not where from), Give me patience mother dear for I am to be Queen of the May; when he was trying to be calm. It was most probably from a Laurel and Hardy film.

    He would poke his head round a doorway and make his right hand curl around his neck so it looked like someone else was trying to choke him, and do Laurel and Hardy impressions.

    I wish I could ask him more about his life now. I was only thirty five when he died.

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