MANNERS & MORALS: Americana, Jun. 20, 1949


¶ The Pasadena, Calif, chapter of the American Institute of Architects earnestly resolved that its members for one year should address each other (even in conversation) as "Architect" instead of "Mister," to test whether the title added to the dignity and business volume of the profession.

¶ The Harvard Lampoon offered $3 to "the sophomore who stands lowest in the class at the end of the year without actually being expelled from college."

¶ A bill to designate the Missouri Waltz an official state song was killed by the Missouri senate after opponents had described it as a "low-rate, second-class barroom...

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