Foreign News: Triumph of Wrong

Smart U. S. citizens who have been fooled when attempting to pronounce the name of Baron Dalziel commonly suppose that most Englishmen utter it correctly. No supposition could be more false.

Florid, big-boned Baron Dalziel of Kirkcaldy, kinsman of Europe's late Sleeping Car Tycoon Baron Dalziel of Wooler (TIME, April 30), has now said: "I have long ago given up trying to get English people to pronounce 'Dalziel' correctly. . . . The late Lord Dalziel also accustomed himself to let the wrong pronunciation pass uncorrected. . . . He ceased to maintain the...