Medicine: Grass Eater

England is thickly populated with individualists. Several months ago, a Londoner named J. R. B. Branson wrote to the Times, suggesting that it would be a good idea for Britishers to learn to eat fresh green grass. Mr. Walter Elliott, the British Minister of Health, was not amused. The human stomach, said he stiffly, cannot digest grass.

"A Branson," replied well-stomached Mr. B., "never says can't. ... I have eaten grass mowings regularly for over three years, and off many lawns. The sample I am eating at present comes off a golf green on...

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