Radio: Pooh!

To make German ears tingle, Britain's BBC thrice daily broadcasts reproachful propaganda in German. Daily the Reich's radio warriors retort in English. Sample of Nazi frightfulness:

Little Ursula: What's a war, Daddy?

Daddy: When two or more people are angry with one another.

Ursula: Is zay angwy wiv me, Daddy?

Daddy: They are making war against us —against you, too.

Ursula: Why, Daddy?

Daddy: I do not think they themselves know why.

Ursula: Pooh !

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