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I'd mentioned Greta Garbo in an email.  The phrase, "I just want to be alone" apparently predated her forty year seclusion in the fifties (as Charlie Chaplin was making fun of it in The Great Dictator in the 1930s.


Anyway, I went searching for the phrase, and I came across this little tidbit.  I don't think anyone else has ever really captured despair quite so well (and of course, he's Irish).  It's only a 'gift' if the 'gab' is desired, yano?

Alone Again (Naturally), Gilbert O'Sullivan, 

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