20 APRIL 1939, page 22

Why Are The English?

[To the Editor of THE SPECTATOR] Stu,—Mr. McMillan may be right and the Celts clearer thinkers than the Anglo-Saxons, but indeed I find my working-class friends, Celt and......

Hotels And Travellers

[To the Ediior of THE SPECTATOR] SIR,—In a recent walking tour in Sussex I had the following experience. The hotes, to which I had written in advance, in view of the holiday......

A Matter Of Vocabulary [to The Editor Of The Spectator]

SIR,—What exactly are the implications of Mr. G. M. Young's letter? Writing of "the rape of India," he suggests that the first man (Burke perhaps) who used that phrase was a......

Palmer And Rugeley

[To the Editor of THE SPECTATOR] SIR, — Your article concerning Palmer calls to my mind an anecdote that was told when his evil deeds were still remem- bered. It was said that......

"journey To A War"

[To the Editor of THE SPECTATOR] Sm,—By mischance your issue of March 31st did not reach me until April 54th. Will you allow me, thus tardily, to reply to Mr. Stephen Spender's......

Are Statisticians Liars?

[To the Editor of THE SPECTATOR] SIR, — Miss Margaret Knight in her article in your last issue draws timely attention to the misuse of statistics to support particular theories,......

Debits And Credits

[To the Editor of THE SPECTATOR] SIR,—Thank you for your article "Debits and Credits" on our English way of life today. We are naturally proud of our assets but it is well to......