Foreign News: Snoot

To open staid, conservative news organs and find the nose of the King-Emperor repeatedly referred to as a "snoot" has given Londoners a delicious, titillating thrill of sacrilege these many months. The sacrilege was last week not only permissible but even laudable because the London press was exulting at the slap administered by Chicago voters, to their blatantly anti-British Mayor, William Hale Thompson (see p. 11). Since Mayor Thompson invented and began the game of calling the nose of George V a snoot, the dignified and conservative London Morning Post permitted itself to...

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