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Re: I have nothing to declare but my genius

Posted by Bruce Kahl on January 07, 2003

In Reply to: Re: I have nothing to declare but my genius posted by Harikrishnan Menon on January 07, 2003

: : Can anyone give me the explanation of the quote:
: : "I have nothing to declare but my genius"

: http://www.phrases.org.uk/meanings/191400.html

It is a smart alecky response that Oscar Wilde gave to a customs inspector upon his entering the US which today would probably get you detained for a year or so.