Derek Jackson

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Professor Derek Ainslie Jackson, FRS, DFC, AFC, OBE and Chevalier of the French Legion of Honor (June 23, 1906February 20, 1982) was a noted spectroscopist.

Quotes[edit]

  • Never go to a public lavatory in London. I always pee in the street. You may be fined a few pounds for committing a nuisance, but in a public lavatory you risk two years in prison because a policeman in plain clothes says you smiled at him.
    • as quoted by Diana Mosley (1985). Loved ones: pen portraits. Sidgwick & Jackson. p. 93. 

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