1 MAY 1992, Page 45

No. 1728: Dear Mary . . .

I gratefully adopt John Sweetman's sugges- tion. You are invited to compose a ques- tion and answer, of a grotesque or eccen- tric nature, for inclusion in our 'Dear Mary' column. Maximum 150 words. En- tries to 'Competition No. 1728' by 15 May.