2 APRIL 1948, Page 5

Considering how I could most becomingly comment on last week's

record Boat-race—having myself certain affiliations with the victors— I find the problem satisfactorily solved by an Oxford colleague, who tells me (and vouches for the fact) that his dentist was rung up at the week-end by an ardent dark blue supporter who had injured his teeth by gnashing them and needed immediate attention. Such a story coming from such a source must be true—though, of course, its appearance here is in any case sufficient warrant of that.