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December 1965

"THE TREAD OF 2,232 TINY FEET"

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Journal of Laryngology and Otology London, England

Arch Otolaryngol. 1965;82(6):673. doi:10.1001/archotol.1965.00760010675037

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Abstract

To the Editor: You will be interested to learn that your journal, the Archives of Otolaryngology, has finally achieved recognition in one of Britain's major national newspapers!

In the Oct 4, 1965, London Daily Mail, Bernard Levin, a widely read columnist writes from Athens under the title "The Tread of 2,232 Tiny Feet":

"Where'er I roam, I always give instructions for my favorite magazine, Archives of Otolaryngology, to be sent on to me. The most recent issue has just arrived; it is a little short on pin-ups, but contains a report that deserves a wider public.

"This alleges that one night last year during a gathering of Boy Scouts in the United States, Japanese beetles crawled into the ears of 186 sleeping campers and 'wedged themselves against the youths' eardrums.'

"Nor is that all. The beetles provided formidable problems for the doctors to whom the scouts not unnaturally repaired,

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