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Sir: Fifty years of silence, then two features in two issues. Men have not, after all, been totally abandoned. All success to the pens of David Aaronovitch ("If you really want to know why men do what they do, ask one", 27 May) and Steve Crawshaw ("Women get colds, men get flu", 28 May).

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Sir: While the Government is reassessing welfare benefits for the disabled, perhaps they should persuade the Benefits Agency to correct a misleading statement on the front page of the "Notes about Attendance Allowance (No DS2A)" given to applicants.

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Sir: Today I found myself humming "Una Paloma Blanca" on the way to the office. I can only conclude that I have been infected with an earworm from your letters page (3 June). Is science aware of this method of contagion? I think you should be more careful in future.

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