Education: Since Yesterday

Two college classes compared notes on the years since graduation, and saw no need to sing the blues:

Princeton's Class of '37 learned that it had 336 daughters, 327 sons (1.4 per marriage), and more than $22 million in securities. One out of four of its 605 members is bald; one out of two plumper by 14 pounds. The average Princetonian, '37, lives in a big city, makes about $8,000 a year, has switched his favorites from milk to Scotch, Hamlet to Oklahoma!, Myrna Loy to Ingrid Bergman, Gone With the Wind to War and Peace, LIFE to TIME. He has become...

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