Foreign News: Autocrat of the Breakfast Table

"Pig," wrote the gentle essayist Charles Lamb, in phrases ardent as a lover's whisper, "is no less provocative of the appetite, than he is satisfactory to the criticalness of the censorious palate. The strong man may batten on him, and the weakling refuseth not his mild juices."

"Oats!," snorted cantankerous Dr. Johnson in his famed dictionary, "a grain which in England is generally given to horses."

Bustling Dr. Edith Summerskill is neither an epicure nor a literary giant, but she too has had her say about the British diet. It was Dr. Summerskill who, as...

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