Letters, Oct. 8, 1973

The Big Mac

Sir / To write with grace and elegance about hamburgers is no small distinction [Sept. 17]. The description of a Big Mac as something "whose interstices are occupied by alternating dollops of onions, pickle chips," etc., represents rare artistry. One is reminded of the joke about the beef shortage getting so bad that McDonald's is down to its last pound of meat, so that, alas, it can serve only 1,000,000 more hamburgers! Founder Kroc's observation that "when you are in this business you are in show business" is right on target....

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