Ickus in Pennsylvania
TIME erred not. They may pronounce it Ick-ees in Illinois (TIME, March 20), but back in good old Pennsylvania where Harold L. was born, it is still pronounced Ick-us, as you had it at first.
Personally, I prefer the original pronunciation.
HELEN CUSTER BISHOP (His Cousin) Chestnut Hill, Pa.
"Mmmm" to Wampus
TIME'S statement under Education in the March 27 issue, "The eighth consideration, new to non-Nebraskans was 'M-mm,' " occasioned considerably more amazement in the Wampus editorial office than either the earthquake or Professor Dickinson's mathematical capers of 1932....