Radio: Dear Teacher ...

Miss Mary Varian Riblet was sitting quietly at home that evening, minding her business. Her business was mapping out her spring teaching schedule at Long Island City's William Cullen Bryant high school. The telephone rang. An excited relative reported that the name "Riblet" had just been used (as the name of a schoolmarm just like Miss Riblet) on the Duffy's Tavern program (NBC, Fri., 8:30-9 p.m., E.S.T.). But even worse, Ed Gardner, who portrays Archie and makes insult his profitable stock in trade, had slurringly called this character "Old Pianolegs!"

White-haired Miss Riblet, "approaching 70," had never heard the like. Pianolegs, indeed!...

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