To editors and columnists. President Wilfred John Funk of Funk & Wagnalls, who writes light verse, publishes the Literary Digest and gets out a dictionary, last week tossed an exciting subject for controversy. He made up a list of the "ten modern Americans who have done most to keep American jargon alive." His ten:
H. L. Mencken
T. A. Dorgan
Arthur ("Bugs") Baer
From his list, Publisher Funk wisely omitted any definition of "jargon," gave no examples. If he meant...