WITH great relish, Catriona Stewart reports the findings of research entitled Male Idiot Theory ("Science says: Most men are idiots", The Herald, December 12).
MANY like me will profoundly sympathise with the Rev Professor A.
IT is interesting that the Nationalists are incensed at the advice of the Queen in urging voters to "think very carefully" before making their decision in the referendum ("Queen 'is a political tool'", The Herald, December 18).
YOUR editorial on English Votes for English Laws (Evel) ("English votes the lesser of Evels", The Herald, December 17) stretches credulity.
I WRITE in response to your recent editorial ("A grim reality for many", the Herald, December 16).
THE thing about sport is that you don't win by chance.
ON average, there is a fatality on Scotland's roads every two days ("Crackdown on motorists behind rise in convictions", The Herald, December 17) .
YOUR cartoonist Steven Camley is given to capturing and portraying the news appositely and effectively and with respect to the awful event in Pakistan he has done so with empathy ,sensitivity, and cogency (The Herald, December 17).
ALAN Taylor's entertaining observations on leaving school ("It is simple.
YOU report that advises that the rate of emergency bed use by patients aged over 75 has beaten the Scottish Government's target ("Health Secretary announces hundreds more beds for the elderly", The Herald, December 17).
YOUR correspondent Les Cox (Letters, December 17) rightly condemns a society where foodbanks are a necessity for some people to survive.
AS a Yes voter in the recent Scottish referendum, I have some sympathy with the Westminster Government's proposal for English Votes for English Laws, but only if Scotland gets devo-max (full tax-raising powers) as promised in "the vow" ("Discussion paper on Evel laws unveiled in Commons", The Herald, December 17).
RECENTLY I had the pleasure of a short break at one of Glasgow`s establishments that is deserving of at least a couple of Bibbendum`s much sought-after Michelin stars.
SYSTEMS thinking is vital to understanding how our planet functions, not least to understanding and tackling the causes and consequences of climate change.
I FULLY agree with Iain Macwhirter that the ignorant and illiterate cybernats do terrible damage to the cause which I have followed for more than half a century, and to the party to which I have belonged for most of that time ("Cybernats playing into the hands of Labour", The Herald, December 16).