The outbreak of puritanical wind generated by recent correspondents on the subject of the mildly titillating carpet advertisement must be replied to by a representative of the sane majority.
The year is 2000, not 1900, and most people are aware and delighted that the beauty of the human form is celebrated in product advertising.
Presumably, James Holmes Siedle will have already cancelled all his newspaper and magazine subscriptions, his television licence, and stopped visiting the theatre, art galleries and the cinema.
Let us hear no more of this 'politically correct' sexist nonsense.
Christopher Fleming Jones, Cambridge