A Letter From The Publisher: Jun. 21, 1963

OUR offices have been flooded with readers' contributions since the appearance of TIME'S May 31 Modern Living story on Tom Swifties—the little book of adverbial puns by Paul Pease and Bill McDonough, inspired by the style of the old adventure stories. Some readers' Swifties appeared in the Letters columns of June 7 and June 14, and still they come. A number of variations are right down our alley—says TIME, bowled over.

Some of them we call TIME Swifties. One appeared in the June 7 Letters column: " TIME is the greatest,' he said lucidly."...

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