Porter v. Dewar
Readers of TIME will enjoy this characteristic bit of repartee attributed to the "venerable Baron Dewar, who claims that whiskey is his muse":
Miss Porter-Porter, who considered her compound appellation a social asset of considerable potency, became indignant when the Noble Lord chose to ignore the repetition.
"My name is Porter-Porter," she emphasized, "with a hyphen."
"To be sure," came the adroit reply, "And mine is Dewar-Dewar,with a siphon."
JOHN S. GARTH
Long Beach, Calif.
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