The Press: Beachcomber and Timothy Shy

Lord Beaverbrook's bright and blasty London Daily Express last week reached the world's record daily circulation of 2,876,163. One reason: John Cameron Andrieu Bingham Michael Morton was providing the best possible coverage of the hasp situation. Reported he:

"The Ministry of Bubbleblowing denied yesterday, with an oath, that the 15,000,000 missing hasps had been found in a field near Asminster. Mr. Guffaw said, 'We know where these hasps are, but cannot reveal their whereabouts at present.' To reporters he hinted that the zoning of washerwomen was responsible for much of the confusion. 'These washerwomen,' he said, 'are left in heaps at the...

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