GREAT BRITAIN: Moo

In partial return for such cultural legacies as Shakespeare's plays, the British Common Law and fish & chips, the U.S. has transmitted to Britain in recent years a passion for the 100%-American chocolate milk shake and double frosted. Last October, alarmed at this drift toward such dairy delights, Satirist Maurice Lane Norcott attempted to warn readers of the London Daily Mail against the perils involved. Plumbing the darkest depths of his imagination, he envisioned a Hollywood soft drink fountain in the heart of London and called it "Mother Moo-moo's Milk Bar."

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