Well, it’s actually pretty subtle, but I enjoyed coming across this very amusing old school flame war between the architect William Everitt and the editor Francis de N. Schroeder in the August 1952 issue of Interiors magazine. As time marches on you forget that people really knew how to write back then.
The next time I disagree with someone I am going to be sure and denigrate their teeth!
I had to look up what the word “pyorrhea” means, so if you are like me and don’t know, here is the definition: “purulent inflammation of the sockets of the teeth leading usually to loosening of the teeth”. Snap!