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SIR,—Postscript to Leslie Adrian's comments on Foyle's service : Me:

Have you a copy of Fings Ain't Wot They Used T'Be?

Assistant (icily): Things Aren't What They Used To Be? Is it a war book?

Me (humbly): No, it's a play.

Assistant : Oh, then it's not out yet. . . .

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