Foreign News: London First

In the London Times, into which he dips his own nose every day except Sunday,* George V perceived last week that Greater London, his royal and imperial footstool, still has most noses (8,202,818).

Quietly jubilant, British editors recalled that Greater New York nose-counters when they last went forth found only 6.930.446 (1,272,372 less than London's score last week).†

Liverpool, which the King Emperor has known throughout his reign as England's second nosiest city, went down last week before Birmingham which is now the only English city except London with over 1,000.000 population.

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