A Paragraph to Please the Pigs
Animal Husbandry, Disease, Medical Treatment, Veterinary Science, Language
Discusses a letter published in the Daily Express which details a cure for 'distemper amongst pigs'. The wording of the letter, however, inadvertently implies that pig owners, rather than pigs, have been suffering from 'this virulent and fatal disorder' and that the pig owners are themselves pigs.
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