A Letter From The Publisher, Apr. 14, 1952

Before an issue of TIME goes to press, a short may turn into a parmark (only to be outspaced later), a twin-bed position may be dummied, a stringer queried for a checking poin't, a widow picked up near the NA researchers' bullpen, and double trucks left bleeding in the gutter.

Meanwhile, circulation may be Ivoking for a third-class monarch with a Paris chit, sending flash acks for unflushed giftees, or getting a nonconvertible yen for an over-the-transom order.

Almost every business has its own specialized speech and the above paragraphs are written in the trade...

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