MANNERS & MORALS: Americana, Feb. 24, 1947

MANNERS & MORALS

Notes on U.S. customs, manners & morals as reported in the U.S. press:

¶New York's raucous Daily News found the answer to the question of the month. Richard, it explained, was just a Harvard man confronted with a Yale lock.

¶In Chicago, Barry Stephens, an artists' agent who has looked at legs long enough to tell one Radio City Rockette from another, called a turn: "The scrawny, thin leg is out. A fuller calf and a longer thigh is the trend, and we men see a return to the 'beef trusters.' " Notable...

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