Medicine: Dr. Gubbins

"What's wrong with that silly little mind of yours? Eh? What are you worry ing about? V-bombs? Fish queues? In come tax? Your health?"

War-weary Britons last fortnight read these piquant queries in their favorite column—Nat Gubbins' "Sitting on the Fence" (TIME, Dec. 18)—and settled down to learn what "Dr. N. Gubbins, the notorious Fleet Street quack," had to say on the subject of psychoneurosis :

"A man once told me that he shrank from meeting people's eyes and asked me why. I told him he was probably a crook.

"On another occasion a man whom I hated on sight told me...

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