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  • Sarah Churchwell: Learn some lessons from America's mistakes
    Monday, 18 June 2007

    Recent allegations of improper business practices in the administration of loans to US university students have increasingly implicated the institutions of US higher education, right up to the federal government. The investigation involves more than ...

  • Suzi Feay: At the Sharp End
    Monday, 18 June 2007

    So what about this word "gourmet", then? Last time I bought a boxed sandwich I was amazed to find out that it wasn't any old chump who had inserted flakes of candle wax cheese into two flabby pieces of preservative-laden bread - there was a mission s...

  • Charles Nevin: Does yawning add to climate change?
    Monday, 18 June 2007

    To take one current and vivid example, I had absolutely no idea that any man over 50 was in the habit of wearing tight and brief underwear, let alone a Lord Justice of Appeal. Now, though, I have been in receipt of communication (without, as far as I...

  • John Lichfield: Our Man In Paris
    Monday, 18 June 2007

    In the 1980s and 1990s, thousands of concierges - it is now more correct to say gardienne d'immeuble - were replaced by electronic security devices and cleaning contractors. Apartment owners decided that this was cheaper than paying wages, however sm...

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