Letters: Jan. 9, 1928

No Bet


Who gives a tinker's dam whether or not a pig in Shelby, N. C., slobbers on James Ledbetter ?

You say in your advertisements that TIME is written for "active persons of high intelligence and quick apperceptions . . . not for the masses."

Really, I just can't imagine a person of high intelligence enjoying reading about slobbering pigs and rams butting fat women as reported in your MISCELLANY Department (TIME, Dec. 26, 1927).

. . . Now I would like to make you a little bet, and I won't back down...

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