Education: Ploughing Fields of Eton

As every British schoolboy has often been told, the battle of Waterloo was won on the playing fields of Eton. Last week Eton offered 15 acres of its famed Playing Field called Agar's Plough to the British Government for husbandry in the Grow-More-Food program. With respectful gratitude the Buckinghamshire Agricultural Committee touched its forelock and accepted.

For Eton's boys the war was proving rather a rag. They carried their gasmasks in biscuit tins which the school had sensibly bought from a bakery for threepence each. The boys were excused from wearing toppers on campus (but not off), because high hats would congest...

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