Decent men

 

Sir, – Stephen O’Hara (August 15th) asks what constitutes a decent man.

I don’t have an answer but in the west Wicklow of my youth, “a dacent little girl” was an unmarried female of any age or size, who wouldn’t let a male within an ass’s roar of her. – Yours, etc,

MATTIE LENNON,

Blessington, Co Wicklow.