+ Bill Wade, a Chicago reader, regarding the Chinese government ban on puns and other wordplay as distracting from the proper meanings of Chinese words, which, QT agreed, could be disorienting, writes:
“Isn’t this from the same Chinese government that’s always peking in people’s windows?”
Or QT may have to yangtze switch on this.
+ Dave Carr, an Owen Sound, Ontario, reader, regarding the DNA findings that King Richard III’s remains really did end up in a parking lot, which would have put him under a number of tudors, writes:
“Wasn’t he the victim of some kind of coupe?”
Stop it now.
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