Letters, Oct. 29, 1951

Boyle's Law

Sir:

In using the term "burrocracy," in TIME'S Oct. 8 article on Bill Boyle, I wonder if you noticed also the fitness of "burr-ocracy."

ROBERT M. COOPER Princeton, N.J.

Sir:

... If President Truman reads it without a shudder he is made of strange stuff . . .

LOUISE F. HAMILTON New York City

Sir:

Artist Chaliapin certainly caught the mood in the [Boyle] cover.

The donkey (left side of picture), not famous for brains, with the sanctimonious halo above his head, his squint eyes looking down his nose, the self-satisfied smirk, really cinches it...

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