Letters, Feb. 8, 1960

Coasting Along

Sir:

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.

Sir:

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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