The master of gee-whiz, the king of doesn’t it make you mad when, the overlord of have you ever noticed this, have you ever noticed that has written himself a place in your heart—though not in your morning newspaper-reading routine. Duffy’s specialty seems to be the grab-bag column—a little of this, a little of that, some of the other. Which you would know, if you were reading him. Perhaps it’s that approach that makes you scan instead of read.
Runner-up: Harry Flemming