Nazis demanded to know if J.R.R. Tolkien was jewish. He responded with an elegant “Burn”.


When the Nazi Party sent a letter to J.R.R. Tolkien demanding to know if he was Jewish, the author of “The Hobbit” responded to them making a fool of them with such elegance, that it could be considered an insult to this day.

As you well know, the Nazis were trying to prevent German culture from mixing with…