Miscellany, Aug. 11, 1947

Hmmm. In San Francisco, Dr. Robert C. Miller, director of the Steinhart Aquarium, excitedly opened a shipment of Hawaiian fish, was considerably let down to find a bunch of humuhumuhiukole; he had ordered humuhumunukunukuapuaa.

Parental Principle. In McKees Rocks, Pa., Agnes Vukson won a divorce on grounds that her husband, doggedly following a principle laid down by his father, thrashed her soundly three times a day.

Next to Godliness. In Victoria, B.C., Witness Nora Johnstone daintily declined to kiss the court's Bible because "it might not be clean," dipped into her handbag for her own tissue-wrapped Bible.

Direct Action. In Omaha, a customer underestimated...

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