I suppose, because I have a raging sinus infection and I’m feeling squirrely, I’m gonna throw down this here gauntlet and let the mud-slinging begin.
You Jane Austen lovers can keep your precious Lizzy and Mr Darcy. Who cares about fine manners, social standing, and an aloof guy in a wet shirt? Gimme, gimme a man who HAS a sense of humour, a man who has more than one mood, a man who shows his free-hee-hee-kin‘ passion. Gimme, gimme Edward Fairfax Rochester.