In his column in the June 6 issue, Richard Brookhiser mentions what he says is a mnemonic: “Some men have many stones, but we have lots of hair.” Please, please ask him to tell us what this mnemonic is supposed to help one remember. I am going nuts.
Richard Brookhiser Replies: My wife tells me that it was a way to remember a particular correlative conjunction in ancient Greek (some . . . but others). As someone who has less and less hair, I find it troubling.
E. Fuller Torrey misses the mark badly in his assault (“Bureaucratic