(October 15, 1881-February 14, 1975)
Birth name was Pelham Grenville Wodehouse
Wrote 'Psmith, Journalist (1912),' 'The Man with Two Left Feet (1917),' 'The Inimitable Jeeves (1923),' 'Carry On Jeeves (1924),' 'Anything Goes' (co-writer, 1934), 'Right Ho, Jeeves (1934),' 'Thank You, Jeeves (1934),' 'Blandings Castle and Elsewhere (1935),' 'Young Men in Spats (1936),' 'The Code of the Woosters (1937),' 'Eggs, Beans and Crumpets (1940),' 'Joy in the Morning (1947)' and 'Very Good Jeeves (1971)'
Why he might be annoying
His nickname was 'Plum' because his head looked like one.
He reused the same jokes over and over and over again, leading some to call him 'literature's performing flea.'
As a P.O.W. in Berlin in World War II, he made lighthearted radio broadcasts from his cell causing the British public to believe he was a Nazi sympathizer.
A. A. Milne, the author of 'Winnie the Pooh,' despised him.
Why he might not be annoying
He was not a Nazi sympathizer.
George Orwell defended him against his attackers.
After WW II, the British turned their backs on him, so he resettled in the United States.
He was married to the same woman his entire adult life.
His books make fun of stupid British aristocrats and the class system.
Credit: Wieland Kalligaro
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Year In Review:
For 2017, as of last week, Out of 1 Votes: 100% Annoying
In 2016, Out of 3 Votes: 66.67% Annoying
In 2015, Out of 8 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
In 2014, Out of 22 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
In 2013, Out of 5 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
In 2012, Out of 15 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
In 2011, Out of 10 Votes: 40.0% Annoying
In 2010, Out of 31 Votes: 45.16% Annoying
In 2009, Out of 24 Votes: 45.83% Annoying
In 2008, Out of 34 Votes: 29.41% Annoying
In 2007, Out of 84 Votes: 47.62% Annoying
In 2006, Out of 270 Votes: 42.22% Annoying
In 2005, Out of 269 Votes: 44.98% Annoying
In 2004, Out of 222 Votes: 44.59% Annoying
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