Education: Extension

A soldier, wounded in the War, was asked how he passed his three months of convalescence. Said he: "I took a complete university course."

"So?" said his questioner. "And how did you manage that?"

"Read the Encyclopedia Britannica from cover to cover," said the soldier.

Few non-college persons have such an opportunity. Few would think of undertaking such a voluminous body of reading. Yet the soldier's definition of his act was not inaccurate. A to And, And to Aus and their fellows contain virtually every fact and theory that the average college course...

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