As a teenager, clearly with too much time on my hands, I wrote to Coca-Cola complaining about a change to the design of their cans. This reply made me see the world's favourite sugar water pusher in a whole new light. "Shelbie Perfect" though, made up name or what?
As a follow-up to the 1951 'No Idle Words' booklet, comes this gem of a letter about writing letters. Its author was Charles Hill, a doctor turned broadcaster and politician who briefly held the office of Postmaster General. Note also the lovely simplification of the royal coat of arms - just remove all the fussy heraldry … Continue reading “Please join me in a drive for better letters”