Letters: Jan. 31, 1969

Wasp Stings

Sir: In good humor, I must protest your Essay, "Are The WASPS Coming Back . . . ?" [Jan 17], because of your lack of understanding of just who is a Wasp!

Your misleading statement, which would include as Wasps such Presidents as Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe, Andrew Jackson, James Knox Polk, James Buchanan, Rutherford B. Hayes, William McKinley and Woodrow Wilson, stuns my Celtic image. They were Celts!

Anglo-Saxons are Germanic peoples; Angles and Saxons came to England to clobber the native inhabitants (Celtic), many of whom fled to the mountainous...

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