Medicine: Cold Facts

After a national runny-nose count, the indefatigable Dr. Gallup announced last week that 1) children under ten have nearly twice as many colds as people in their 20s, 2) more farmers (by a handkerchief's breadth) have colds than villagers and cosmopolites, 3) 21,000,000 citizens had colds between Dec. 15 and 22.

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