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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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Wright then became more and more aggressive towards her.
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After they were married in April 1967, Wright told Anne that he had woken one morning the previous fall, when he was living alone in New York City, to find a cold hamburger in his bed.
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During his more than three decades as representative from the 12th District in Texas, Wright became as much a Fort Worth institution as the Stockyards and the pink granite courthouse.
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Chronic alcoholic John Wright was wanted for questioning by police about sexual offences against another young boy when he grabbed his second victim as he walked to school in Lockwood last December.
February 1, 2005: Colette calls police after Percy Wright breaks into her home and attacks her.
Durham deputy chief constable Mike Barton had just taken part in a photo call to change the name of "Wright's Way" when he was confronted by members of the Wright family - who had named the street.