Foreign News: My Day

It is inconceivable that Queen Elizabeth should ever conduct a syndicated column, but last week it was evident that if Mrs.

Neville Chamberlain chose she could give Mrs. Franklin Delano Roosevelt's My Day a brisk run for its lineage. The wife of the Prime Minister observed early this month as she opened the London Sunday Times National Book Fair: ''I understand from the press that my chief occupation" is darning the Prime Minister's socks.

Well, I could, but I don't.

"He has hardly sufficient socks to keep me occupied, and I understand that his taste...

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