The Press: Letter to the Editor

Letters-to-the-editor are generally either bad-tempered, ax-grinding or solemn-crotchety. A refreshingly unclassifiable exception to this rule was recently printed in the London Daily Mail. Said the Letter Writer "John Adam":

"My hobby is writing letters to the newspapers. I propose to write to you a letter each week, and I take the stand today, for the first day, on the subject of codfish.

"In the past five days I have consumed approximately $ Ib. of codfish. This codfish, taken with parslev sauce, has greatly enhanced my vigor and has done me more good in...