(May 24, 1883-November 1, 1963)
Threw parties for the upper crust of entertainment, politics and royal society
songwriter, syndicated columnist, a radio show host and lecturer
Occasionally appeared in films
Why she might be annoying
She was a very large woman.
She indirectly inspired the plot of a James Bond novel.
She introduced Maria Callas to Aristotle Onassis.
Why she might not be annoying
You knew you were somebody if you were invited to one of her parties.
She was a world famous wit.
She helped Cole Porter get through his horse riding accident by keeping his spirits up.
For this kindness, Porter wrote a song in her honor called 'Tonight I'm Dining With Elsa.'
She was also famous for her charity work.
She said: 'Always laugh at yourself first, before anyone else can.'
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Year In Review:
For 2014, as of last week, Out of 20 Votes: 65.00% Annoying
In 2013, Out of 10 Votes: 50.0% Annoying
In 2012, Out of 16 Votes: 62.50% Annoying
In 2011, Out of 10 Votes: 60.0% Annoying
In 2010, Out of 33 Votes: 54.55% Annoying
In 2009, Out of 41 Votes: 41.46% Annoying
In 2008, Out of 28 Votes: 46.43% Annoying
In 2007, Out of 66 Votes: 48.48% Annoying
In 2006, Out of 114 Votes: 58.77% Annoying
In 2005, Out of 209 Votes: 50.72% Annoying
In 2004, Out of 266 Votes: 51.50% Annoying
In 2003, Out of 566 Votes: 49.82% Annoying
In 2002, Out of 1155 Votes: 35.41% Annoying
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