do you know Dr. Wright of Norwich

do you know Dr. Wright of Norwich

A sarcastic comment made at a dinner party to urge a guest to keep passing the wine. Allegedly, the real Dr. Wright of Norwich was prone to monopolizing the wine because he was such a conversationalist. Primarily heard in UK. Hey Michael, do you know Dr. Wright of Norwich? Let's keep the wine moving, shall we?
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