May 16.—Absolutely disgusted on opening the Blackfriars
Bi-weekly News of to-day, to find the following paragraph: “We
have received two letters from Mr. and Mrs. Charles Pewter, requesting
us to announce the important fact that they were at the Mansion House
Ball.” I tore up the paper and threw it in the waste-paper
basket. My time is far too valuable to bother about such trifles.
The Diary of a Nobody
is the fictitious diary of Charles Pooter, written by George
Grossmith and originally serialised in Punch magazine in 1888 and 1889.
The text of this version is taken from
the Gutenberg etext
, and the weblog
format was engineered by Kevan Davis
(initially a straight
weblog in 2004, then rewritten as an auto RSS generator in April 2007).