Benefit of clergy
Ted Kravitz (column, evo 238) might find it refreshing to cadge a lift with some of my brothers and sisters in the clergy if he thinks that their utterances while behind the wheel would be fit for public broadcast. While they lack his fluency in matriarchal Yiddish expletives, their driving commentary can benefit not just from AngloSaxon, but also Hebrew, Greek, Latin, seventeenth- century English, and a smattering of classical quotations.
Saint Christopher is the patron of travellers, but some prefer to turn to Jehu, son of Nimshi, whom the Bible tells us drives like a maniac (2 Kings 9:20). The Revd David Baverstock, Liverpool