Everytime I read a headline, "Doughboys Invade Leyte," or "Aachen Entered By Doughboys" I see red. Even if we Americans have been the richest nation of the world are we not delusioning ourselves if we accept the term "doughboy" as a synonym for "American"? . . .
RICHARD A. BUFFUM
The Wesleyan Argus Wesleyan
¶ Let Reader Buffum fash himself no more; wherever it came from (authorities disagree),"doughboy" has no money taint. According to H. L. Mencken (The American Language): "Doughboy is an old English Navy term for...