3 FEBRUARY 1956, Page 28

The usual prize is offered for the most interesting piece

of narrative up to 150 words including all the following adjectives. in any order but in their correct senses : disingenuous, rebarbative, solipsistic, lapi- dary, consequential, supposititious, plan- gent, rhomboid.

Entries, addressed 'Spectator Competition No. 312,' 99 Gower Street, London, WO, must be received by February 14. Results in the Spectator of February 24.