Foreign News: Tips for Tourists

For Britons planning to brave the terrors of tourism in the New World, especially to see the "exhibitions" in New York and San Francisco, the Manchester Guardian's New York correspondent last week sent to his paper timely warnings and encouragement :

>Do not regard Americans "as just transplanted Englishmen. . . . The differences between the American and the British temperament are profound." Americans most resemble Frenchmen though they are a little like Russians.

>Never try to speak his native slang to an American: it changes every six months. "Almost innumerable groups" of Americans "have languages of their own."

>Touch gingerly on the subject...

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