To the Editors:

You’ve probably already heard this, but either Mr. Fenton or the proofreader slipped up when quoting the lyrics from the Beatles’ “I Am the Walrus” [“Shock Absorbed,” NYR, May 23]. It should read:

Semolina pilchard
Climbing up the Eiffel Tower
Elementary penguin
Singing Hare Krishna
Man, you should have seen them
Kicking Edgar Allan Poe

Jerad Walters
Denver, Colorado

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June 13, 2002