Letters, Jun. 3, 1935

Worm-Eaters

Sirs:

In your issue of May 13, p. 30, Professor Thorndike considers the probability of someone's eating an earthworm in consideration of $100 cash in hand. It might interest him to hear that a man once did eat an earthworm, fresh, fat and raw, for 25¢ cash, then & there paid by his farmer employer. I did not see it, but I knew both parties and my informant was the employer's son. This throws into my mind some doubt of the value of Professor Thorndike's statistics.

JOHN H. DENISON

Counselor at Law Denver, Colo....

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