When John Gould wrote ''WHOOPS!'' midway in last Friday's piece (''In summer, you can't get near the place''), we didn't know he spoke for us. If you're a Gould clipper, snip the bottom three lines of the second column and paste in these two:
Until just recently, lobstermen who give up fishing in the cold months used to leave their boats to winter.
Apologies to all, including John, in whose prose a mistake can make a difference.