Letter: Briefly

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The Independent Online
TO FATHERS circumcised as children who argue that they have no practical experience of life with a foreskin ('Common Procedures: Circumcision', Review, 24 January), I can only repeat what my paediatrician told me: namely that millions of women, who also have no practical experience but who have to teach their sons the rudiments of personal hygiene, seem nevertheless to have managed quite well.

Nicholas Somers, Vienna, Austria