Letters, Feb. 22, 1932

Regrettable Gibberish


TIME'S meticulous and precise use of terse English has been one of my delights in reading it. The section headed Medicine on p. 30, Jan. ii issue, appears to indicate a regrettable letting-down of your usual standard.

Bottom of first column: '"Apparently it does not matter whether a couple is old or young to have intelligent offspring." This is gibberish. I assume what you mean is: "Intelligence of offspring appears to be independent of the age of the parents.''. . .


Montana School of Mines Butte, Mont....

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