Your description of Yin Ju-keng (TIME, Dec. 30, p. 15) as "twerpish-looking" reminds me of Mark Twain's statement about the crocodile, which could not have another name because no other animal looks so much like a crocodile. . . .
What is the meaning of this appropriate descriptive term you apply to Yin Ju-keng? I am unable to find it in the dictionary.
WARREN C. PROPES
A twerp, as Reader Propes should know without dictionary-thumbing, is a small, pretentious, ineffective and unpleasant person whose mode of self-expression falls between a twitter...