Foreign News: Dinner at 7:30

In Britain recently, pawky, irrepressible Sunday Express Columnist Nat Gubbins happened on a learned report from Cornell University. "Cannibalism," it said, "has been an adjuster of the food supply to the population and of the population to the food supply . . . but currently it cannot be discussed in polite society."

That was enough for Gubbins. The next week his column "Sitting on the Fence" took the form of a play set in a Mayfair drawing room some time in 1955, when "every food shop in Britain is empty." Charles and Celia are seated on a divan.

Charles: You look lovely tonight....

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