A lovely family dinner

Summer reissue: A family spat is playing out via the Dom-Post letters page, and it is kind of wonderful

In which an accountant, his nurse wife, and their lawyer daughter lovingly squabble through letters to the editor, on the subject of the 5-minute quiz.

This post was first published on May 28, 2017.

Something like the lost epistolary novel of PG Wodehouse has surfaced in the pages of Wellington’s daily paper over the last couple of weeks. Below, the letters. We look forward to further contributions from the Horner family, though nb the letters page doesn’t appear online, so you’ll need to buy the paper. The 5-minute quiz is good, too.

Dominion Post, May 12:

Dominion Post, May 24:

Dominion Post, May 27:

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