After reading your Miscellany column in the last issue of TIME (Aug. 20) I think it would be more fitting and proper to head the column with the word Morbidities, or words to that effect.
Buffalo, N. Y.
Let Subscriber Underwood turn to p. 38.ED.
In your issue of August 20 you relate the failure of an attempt at suicide, the attempter failing to drown because he wore a "cork" leg.
TIME, perpetuating an ancient myth, can help explode it. Artificial limbs are made of willow-metal; never of cork. I know. I've had to...