The letter to the editor of the year so far comes from the Times of London.
A response to a string of correspondence on the subject of honorifics, it just about matches the fictional character Major Major Major Major from Joseph Heller’s novel Catch-22.
From one Rutton Viccajee, of Surrey, the letter reads:
Sir, My mother (maiden name Captain) served as a sergeant in a division of the British Army in India during the war. So she was Sergeant Captain. In the same division was a Captain Sergeant. There was even a rumour they had a soft spot for each other. Fortunately she married someone with a far more sensible and pronounceable surname.
Humour site The Poke has collected a bunch of other A-grade letters to the editor here.