Letters, Feb. 8, 1960

Coasting Along


Your cover story "Those Rush Hour Blues, " [Jan.18th] called to mind E. B. White's definition of a commuter:

Commuter — one who spends his life

In riding to and from his wife,

A man who shaves and takes a train,

And then rides back to shave again.

CHARLES M. BRYAN Concord, Tenn.


Your pictures of the poor sufferers on the New Haven train, snoozing and boozing, brought envy, not pity, to my heart, as I tried to keep my balance on the subway to work today. On behalf of my fellow regular "standees," we'll trade places any time if...

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