28 DECEMBER 1945, Page 14


B.B.C. comes in for much criticism, and I regret adding to the chorus. I suggest, however, that it should issue, in a cheap edition, • new Dictionary of Pronunciation to cover all the changes its announcers make in words such as intricacies, capitalist, etc., not to speak of their addition of that hateful " r " after China, propaganda, Calcutta, etc. Surely there is enough unsettlement at the moment without turning the